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Route plan notified for Shab-e-Me’raj celebrations at Hazratbal shrine

01:43 AM Feb 07, 2024 IST | GK NEWS SERVICE
route plan notified for shab e me’raj celebrations at hazratbal shrine
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Srinagar, Feb 6: Ahead of the upcoming Shab-e-Me’raj  Traffic Police City Srinagar today notified route plan for Dargah Hazratbal.

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An advisory issued by SSP Traffic City Srinagar, Muzaffar Ahmad Shah said that a large number of devotees are expected to assemble at Asari Sharief Hazratbal for the celebrations of Mehraj-ul-Aalam (SAW) on the intervening night of February 7 and 8, 2024.  On 9th February-2024 (Friday) a large number of devotees are also expected to assemble at the Holy Shrine at Hazratbal.

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“Traffic Police has made elaborate traffic arrangements for smooth flow of traffic coming from different districts of the Valley carrying devotees to the Holy Shrine at Hazratbal. Following routes have been earmarked for the traffic coming from both North and South of Kashmir valley including Central Districts,” the advisory states.

In order to ensure smooth regulation of traffic, following route plan has been devised for convenience of general public for 7th February, 8th February and 9th February-2024:-

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Route Plan for vehicles carrying devotees from North, South and Central Kashmir is as under:

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NORTH KASHMIR

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Vehicles coming from North Kashmir carrying devotees after reaching Shalteng shall adopt the following route to reach Hazratbal, Shrine. Shalteng – Parimpora - Qamarwari – Cement Bridge – Noorbagh – Sekidafar – Eidgah – Aali Masjid – Sazgaripora – Hawal - Alamgari Bazar - Mill Stop - Molvi Stop (Lal Bazar) - Botshah Mohallah – Kanitar - University Parking Saderbal Side (Sir Syed Gate).

 

SOUTH KASHMIR

Vehicles carrying devotees coming from South Kashmir after reaching Panthachowk shall adopt the following route to reach Hazratbal, Shrine

Panthachowk - Stone Quarry (Athawajan) – Batwara - Sonwar Bazar - Ram Munshi Bagh - Gupkar - Grand Palace - Zethiyar Ghat – Nishat - Foreshore Road – Habbak Crossing – University Parking Naseembagh Side (Budshah Gate).

 

CENTRAL KASHMIR

  1. FROM BUDGAM

Vehicles carrying devotees coming from Budgam and adjoining areas shall adopt the following route to reach Hazratbal, Shrine.

Hyderpora – Tengpora – Bemina Bypass – Bemina Crossing – Qamarwari – Cement Bridge - Noorbagh – Seki Dafar – Eidgah – Aali Masjid – Sazgaripora – Hawal - Alamgari Bazar - Mill Stop - Molvi Stop (Lal Bazar) - Botshah Mohallah – Kanitar (Sir Syed Gate)–University Parking Saderbal Side.

  1. FROM LAL CHOWK

Lal Chowk - Srtc Crossing - Ikhwan Chowk - Khanyar  Chowk- Bhori Kadal - Rajouri Kadal - Gojwari Chowk -  Hawal - Alamgari Bazar - Mill Stop - Molvi Stop (Lal Bazar) - Botshah Mohallah – Kanitar - University Parking Saderbal Side (Sir Syed Gate).

III. FROM GANDERBAL

Nagbal – Zakoora – Habbak (Budshah Gate)– Naseem Bagh Parking

 

PARKING PLAN

Elaborate parking arrangements have been made at available parking locations around Hazratbal:

For vehicles from North /Central Kashmir inside University campus through Sir Syed Gate (Saderbal Side). For vehicles from South Kashmir including Ganderbal:

Inside Naseem Bagh University Campus through Budshah Gate (Habbak Side) For vehicles moving from Rainawari Khanyar towards Hazratbal Shrine; NIT Parking

Traffic camp at Hazratbal ( VIP Parking). This area is specially earmarked for official vehicles,’ the advisory states.

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