Traffic police announce alternate routes


Karachi: Karachi Traffic police have announced the alternate routes on the occasion of ‘Chup Tazia’ on Friday, January 10, 2013. On 8th Rabbi-ul-Awal-1434 A.H. i.e. 10st January-2014, at 0630 hours an Alam procession known as “Chup Tazia” will be taken out from Nishtar Park and it will terminate at Noor Bagh Musafir-khana Moosa Lane, Karachi.

A traffic police release said the route of “CHUP TAZIA” procession will be as under: -

Nishtar Park/ Shah Nawaz Bhutto Road, Father Jaminis Road, M A Jinnah Road, Mansfield Street/ Preedy Street, again M A Jinnah Road, Boulton Market, Bombay Bazzar, Market Road, Mahabat Khanji Road, Atma Ram Pritam Das Road to Moosa Lane, Noor Bagh Musafir khana, where the procession would be terminated after holing a Majlis.

As soon as the procession will start from Nishter Park all vehicular Traffic coming from city side will be diverted towards Soldier Bazar (Bahadur Yar Jang Road) Coast Guard, Ankle Saria Chowk to Jubilee or Nishtar Road.

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

All kind of traffic coming from Liaquatabad side will be diverted on Martin road towards Jail side. These vehicles shall, however, be permitted to proceed upto Jail and shall then proceed via Jamshed Road, Dada Bhoy Noorji Road, Kashmir Road, Shahrah-e- Quaideen, Shara-e-Faisal, Lucky Star, Sarwar Shaheed Road, Fawara Chowk, Shaheen Complex, I.I. Chundrigar Road, Tower.

All kind of traffic coming from Stadium Road side shall proceed via New M.A. Jinnah Road. These vehicles shall be diverted at Dada Bhoy Noorji Road towards Kashmir Road, Society Light Signal, Shara-e-Quaideen to Shara-e-Faisal.

All kind of traffic coming from Superhighway side shall be diverted from Liaquatabad No. 10 towards Chowrangi No.2 Nazimabad and shall proceed via Habib Bank Chowk, Estate Avenue Road, Sher Shah to Maripur Road. For return journey these vehicles shall adopt the same route.

All kind of traffic approaching 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, Maripur Road. For return journey these vehicles shall also adopt the same route.

All kind of traffic shall not be permitted to proceed towards the route of the procession from Guru Mandir (Roundabout). These vehicles shall be diverted onto Bahadur Yar Jang road and again onto Khan Bahadur Naqi Muhammad Khan Road. Under no circumstances these vehicles shall be permitted to proceed along Soldier Bazar road from the junction of Khan Bahadur Naqi Muhammad Khan Road/ Bahadur Yar Jan Road.

All kind of Traffic coming towards Quaid-e-Azam Mazar via M.A. Jinnah Road will be diverted towards Bahadur Yar Jang Road. No vehicular Traffic will be permitted to proceed towards Old Exhibition under any circumstances.

All vehicular Traffic approaching Old Exhibition via Shahrah-e-Quaideen (except those arriving for participating or ZIYARAT in the procession i.e. essential service vehicles) shall not be allowed to proceed from the intersection of Shahrah-e-Quaideen / Society Light Signal. No Bus/Minibus / Trucks will be permitted to proceed beyond this roundabout towards Old Exhibition.

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 and (3) Fresco Chowk when the head of the procession reaches near the crossing of M.A. Jinnah Road/Mansfield Street.

Similarly, all vehicular Traffic proceeding towards Saddar via M.A. Jinnah Road side shall not be permitted to proceed from its junction with Preedy Street and Agha Khan Road / Mansfield Street.

No vehicular Traffic shall be permitted to proceed towards M.A. Jinnah Road from the junction of M. A. Jinnah Road (Preedy Street) until the procession enters Bombay Bazaar.

The vehicular Traffic on Agha Khan Road from Zoological Garden side shall not be permitted to proceed towards M. A. Jinnah Road / Agha Khan Road intersection.

The diversion of Buses, Minibuses and other heavy Traffic vehicles shall be started well in advance whereas the car Traffic shall be diverted as soon the procession starts formation.

When Chup Tazia Procession terminates at Bara Imambargah Kharadar all kind Traffic coming from Lee Market shall be allowed towards Hussainan Iranian Imambargah from Nawab Mahabat Khan Ji Road, similarly from Krane Chowrangi all kind Traffic shall be stopped.

No vehicle shall be permitted to park along the route of the procession and it would be kept clear from all kinds of parking and other obstructions.

On 8th Rabbi-ul-Awal-1435 A.H. i.e. 10st January-2014, at about 3 pm the 2nd procession of “CHUP TAZIA” will be taken out from Qasr-e-Musayyab Rizvia Society to Shah-e-Najaf Imambargah Martin Road.

The route of “CHUP TAZIA” procession will be as under: -

Qasr-e-Musayyab, Altaf Hussain Bralvi Road, Chowrangi No.1, Nawab Siddiq Ali Khan Road, Lasbella Chowk, Nishtar Road, 3 Hatti, Martin Road, PIB Colony Crossing, Jail Road, Martin Road to Shah Najaf Imambargah.

As soon as the procession starts from Qasr-e-Musayyab Traffic will be diverted from below mentioned points.

All kind of traffic coming from New Karachi, North Nazimabad, Hyderi and Nazimabad No.7 side will be diverted before Patrol Pump Flyover left towards Liaquatabad No. 10 and Hassan Square onwards.

All kind of traffic coming from Sohrab Goth Water Pump towards Karimabad Flyover shall be blocked at 3 pm and traffic shall be diverted right towards Moosa Colony and left towards Usman Memorial Hospital onward towards Hassan Square to reach their destination.

Similarly at 3pm all kind of traffic coming from Liaquatabad No. 10 side shall be diverted from Dak Khana towards Sindhi Hotel onward to University Road to reach their destination.

From Bara Board to Gujjar Nala Crossing road will be closed for all kind of traffic.

At 3 pm all kind of traffic going via Gurumandir, Liaquatabad, Gulberg, Sohrab Goth, New Karachi , North Nazimabad, and Hyderi shall be diverted from Gurumandir, towards Banori Light Signal, New M.A. Jinnah Road, Islamia College, Jail Flyover, University Road, Hassan Square to onward or left towards Sir Shah Suleman Road to reach their destination.

All kind of Traffic coming towards 3 Hatti via Garden, Lasbella Signal shall be diverted from Nishtar Road, Albella Light Signal towards Britto Road to reach their destination.

No vehicle shall be permitted to park along the route of the procession and it would be kept clear from all kinds of parking and other obstructions.

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