Srinagar: According to the Traffic Police City Srinagar, all the commuters are advised to follow the diversion plan with immediate effect to overcome the traffic jamming in the City.
According to the advisory, all passenger service vehicles (PSV) coming from North and North East of Kashmir via HMT Crossing shall strictly adopt the HMT-Parimpora-Barthana- Qammarwari-Bemina Crossing – Batamaloo route. While as all passenger service vehicles (excluding TATA SUMOS / TAVEERA) coming from South areas of Budgam via, Pantha Chowk, Nowgam, Kanipora, Rangreth, Airport, shall adopt the routes either Pantha Chowk-Pandrethan-BB Cant-Batwara-Sonwar-Dalgate / Radio Kashmir route, or Pahro-Nowgam-Natipora- Rambagh-Women Police Station (Bund) – Alochibagh – Stadium Road- Tagore Hall and onwards, or Rangreth- Sanat Nagar- Bagat Barzulla- Rambagh-Women Police Station (Bund)-Alochibagh-Stadium Road- Tagore Hall and onwards, Humhama – Bagat Barzulla- Rambagh – Women Police Station (Bund) – Alochibagh – Stadium Road – Tagore Hall and onwards.
The advisory also said that all TATA SUMOs / TAVEERAs coming from South / Central Kashmir via Pantha Chowk, Nowgam / Kanipora, Rangreth, Airport, Chadoora Budgam shall adopt Pantha Chowk- Pahroo – Nowgam – Chanapora Bridge- Sanat Nagar Hyderpora- Tengpora-Bemina Bypass- Bemina Crossing- Batamaloo and shall return back via Moominabad – Tengpora route.
Accordingly, all PSV’s/Sumo’s/Tavera’scoming from Budgam via Hyderpora and Khomaini Chowkshall adopt Hyderpora Byepass-Tengpora-Bemina Byepass- Bemina Crossing -Tatoo Ground- Batamaloo and shall return back via Batamaloo Bus Stand- Moominabad -Tengpora route.
However, TATA SUMO’s / TAVEERA’s vehicles affiliated with Stands operating in and around Lal Chowk including Dalgate, TRC shall operate as per the existing routes and strength, who shall be provided with a colour code sticker permission by SSP Traffic City Srinagar along the routes as above.
Similarly Outgoing Traffic / Down Traffic, all PSV’s leading to North/North East/South of Kashmir shall strictly adopt Batamaloo- Moominabad-Tengpora road for onward journey and no vehicle shall be allowed to ply in the opposite direction from Tengpora towards Batamaloo.
All PSV’s operating from Tagore Hall towards Rambagh and onwards shall adopt Tagore Hall – L.D – Lal Mandi- Jawahar Nagar- Bund- Rambagh Bridge – Natipora / Bhagat Barzulla and onwards.
While as vehicles bound for Qamarwari shall adopt Fire Service- Karan Nagar- SMHS – Qamarwari – Noor Bagh route.