Lok Sabha polls: Traffic police Srinagar issues advisory for motorists

Traffic Police Srinagar city on Wednesday issued a traffic advisory for motorists in view of Lok Sabha polls for the Srinagar parliamentary constituency tomorrow.

“In view of the Lok Sabha Elections-2019 & District Magistrate Srinagar order issued under endstt. No. DMS/Jud/144CrPC/2019/331-334/2019 dated 16.04.2019 to provide hassle free movement of the polling staff to SKICC Srinagar, Traffic Police City Srinagar has formulated following route plan for 18th April-2019 (Day of polling),” said an order issued by Traffic Police Srinagar.

The order said that no traffic will be allowed to ply towards Nishat, Shalimar, Harwan and adjacent areas via Badyari Chowk and Gupkar. “Similarly no traffic shall be allowed to ply from Nishat, Shalimar, Harwan& Adjacent areas via SKICC,” it said.

Motorists intending to travel from Harwan, Shalimar, Nishat and adjacent areas towards Lal Chowk are requested to travel via Foreshore Road  and Hazratbal, said the order.

“Motorists intending to travel from Dalgate, Lal Chowk and adjacent areas towards Harwan, Shalimar, Nishat shall adopt Nowpora-Khayam-Rainawari to reach their respective destinations.”

“Any inconvenience caused is highly regretted,” said the order signed by Al-Tahir Gilani, Sr. Superintendent of Police, Traffic city Srinagar.