Srinagar: Authorities have issued a traffic advisory in the wake of the upcoming G20 event at SKICC in Srinagar on May 22-23.
As per an advisory, the traffic spokesperson said that G20 meeting-related events are scheduled to be held at SKICC on May 22 and 23, and a large number of delegates from India and abroad are expected to attend.
In order to avoid congestion on various routes during the meeting, following the route plan, an advisory is issued for the general public to avoid any inconvenience.
On May 22, traffic movement on Boulevard Road from Nehru Park and Gupkar up to Kralsangri shall be restricted from 1030 hours till 2200 hours.
On May 23, traffic movement on Boulevard Road from Nehru Park and Gupkar up to Kralsangri shall be restricted from 0800 Hrs. till 2200 Hrs.
All such motorists intending to travel towards Nishat, Shalimar and Harwan are advised to adopt the alternate road from Dalgate, Rainawari, Hazratbal route instead of the Boulevard road axis.
Traffic assistance points for all such vehicles shall be placed at Badyari, Nehru Park, Gupkar, Kralsangri and Nishat for ensuring smooth movement towards Nishat, Shalimar and Harwan.
Likewise, motorists intending to travel from Harwan-Shalimar-Nishat and other adjacent areas towards Lal-Chowk are advised to travel via Foreshore- Hazratbal route instead of Nishat-Boulevard road axis to reach their respective destinations.
Traffic assistance points for all such vehicles shall be placed at Shalimar, Nishat, Kralsangri, Habbak Crossing, Duck Park & Habak crossing for ensuring smooth movement towards Lal chowk.
Tourists intending to visit Mughal Gardens & other destinations are advised to follow the traffic advisory.
Locals and Tourists from Nehru Park should use Gagribal, Buchwara road and Exit via Dalgate, likewise one way shall be followed from UNO office, CD Hospital upto Nehru Park.
Motorists intending to travel from Guiab Bagh-Zakoora-Naseembagh-Habbak and adjacent areas should adopt Habak – Dargah- Khanyar route to reach Lal Chowk instead of Foreshore Road.
Motorists are advised to park their vehicles at designated parking places only and avoid parking their vehicles on the roadside. Wrongly parked vehicles will be towed.
Emergencies shall be allowed to take the shortest route. In case any assistance is required, citizens are requested to contact Traffic Police at the Traffic Police Control Room No 103, the spokesperson said.