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Traffic police announce alternate routes.

KARACHI -- Traffic Police announced Chehlum procession will be taken out from Nishter Park at about 1300 hours, says a traffic police handout.

Prior to this procession and Alam procession will join from Shah -e-Najaf Imambargah Martain Road about 0900 hours. A Majlis will be held at Nishtar Park before then main procession started for Hussanian Iranian Imambargah Kharadar.

According to DIG Traffic spokesman DSP Saeed Arain, the route of the main procession will be as follows:

Nishter Park, Sir Shah Nawaz Bhutto Road, Father Jaminis Road, Mehfile-e-Shah-e-Khursan, Karachi X-rays, Nawa-e-Waqat office, PPP Chowrangi, New M.A Jinnah Corridor-III, Saddar Dawakhana, Preedy Street Tibet Chowk, M.A Jinnah Road, Bolton Market, Bombay Bazaar, Kharadar Nawab Mahabat Khanji Road to Hussainan Iranian Imambagah.

As soon as the procession start from Nishter Park all vehicular traffic coming from the city side will be diverted towards Solider Bazaar Road from the junction of M A Jinnah Road /Dr. Dawoodpota Road.

All kind of traffic coming from Nazimabad side will be diverted to Lasbella towards Nishter Road, Zoological Garden to reach their destinations.

All kind of traffic coming from Liaquatabad side shall be diverted from Dak Khana left side towards Altaf Ali Bralvi Road, University Road, U Turn, under Jail Flyover, PPP Chowrangi, Dada Bhoy Noorji Road, Kashmir Road, Society Light Signal, Shahra-e-Quaideen and Shara-e-Faisal, from where they can reach their destinations.

No vehicular traffic will be allowed from PPP Chowrangi towards Saddar Dawakhana, i.e., Corridor-III.

All kind of traffic coming from Superhighway side shall be diverted from Liaquatabad No. 10 towards Chowrangi No2 Nazimabad and shall proceed via Habib Bank Chowk, Estate Avenue Road, Sher Shah to Mirpur Road.

For return journey these vehicles shall adopt the same routes.

All kind of traffic coming from National Highway side shall proceed via Rashid Minhas Road, Stadium Road, Sir Shah Suleman Road, Hassan Square, Liaquatabad No.10, Nazimabad Chowrangi No.2 Habib Bank, Estate Avenue Road, Sher Shah, Mirpur Road and for return journey it will take these route.

Traffic coming from National Highway side shall proceed via Rashid Minhas Road, Stadium Road, Sir Shah Suleman Road, Hassan Square, Liaquatabad No.10 Nazimabad Chowrangi No.2, Habib Bank, Estate Avenue Road, Sher Shah Mirpur Road.

Traffic shall not be permitted to proceed towards the route of the procession from Guru Mandir (Roundabout). These vehicles shall be diverted to Bahadur Yar Jan Road.

All vehicular traffic from Shahra e Quadeen shall be allowed to proceed from the roundabout of Society Office Light Signal except those arriving from participating in the procession having stickers pasted on their wind screens issued from traffic police authorized office.

All traffic going towards Saddar and other colonies will not be permitted to proceed towards Empress Market from the junction of (1) Preedy Street/ M. A. Jinnah Road (2) Court Road Chowk (3) Fresco Chowk (4) A. H Road.

When the head of the procession reaches Corridor-III, traffic of M. A Jinnah Road will not be allowed from Preedy Street, Agha Khan-III Road and Mansfield Street to proceed to Sadder.

No traffic will be allowed from M. A Jinnah Road Preedy Junction until procession crosses this intersection.

All participants will use these routes:

From Nazimabad side to Lasbella, Albella, left side Garden Jamat Khana, Britto Road, Soldier Bazaar No.3 Signal to Numaish.

Liaquatabad, Teen Hatti, Jahangir Road, Gurunmandir to Numaish, Society Light Signal to Numaish, Gulistan-e-Johar and Gulshan Iqbal, University Road, Kashmir Road Society Light signal to Naumaish.

Traffic police have also announced diversions routes:

Sabil Wali Masjid Bahadur Yar Jang Road towards Soldier Bazaar.

Gurumandir Light signal,

Lasbella, Nishtar Road towards Teen Hatti,

Aga Khan Park turning toward PS Solider Bazaar.

Mansifeld Street/Capri light signal

Nasra School near Coast Guards.

Ankle Seria Hospital near M. A Jinnah Road.

University Road/Sir Shah Suleman Road

M. A Jinnah Road/ Aga Khan Road (Garden Chowk)

Jameela Street/ Jahangir Patanki (Jubilee)

Shahra-e-Liaquat / Ahl-e-Hadis Masjid

Rafiquee Shaheed/Sarwar Shaheed Road Lucky Star

Dr. Zia uddin Road/ Sarwar Shaheed Road

Shaha-e-Liaquat/Fresco Chowk

Lee Market



ICI Chowk

Mai Kolachi. M. T Khan Road

No vehicles will be allowed to come on the route of procession and park along the route.
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Date:Oct 17, 2019
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