Traffic arrangement plan for 8th, 9th and 10th Muharram-1438 A.H

Karachi, October 08, 2016 (PPI-OT):1) On 8th Muharram-1438, A.H. i.e. 10th Oct-2016, at 1330 hrs a Shia procession will start from Nishter Park via the following routes and it will terminate at Hussainian Iranian Imambargah: –

NISHTER PARK, SIR SHAH NAWAZ BHUTTO ROAD, MEHFIL-E-SHAH-E-KHURASAN, M.A.JINNAH ROAD, MANSFIELD STREET, PREEDY STREET, AGAIN M.A. JINNAH ROAD, (right Turn Baba-e-Urdu Road) BABA-E-URDU ROAD, CROSSING OF CHAND BIBI ROAD, NISHTER ROAD, BARA IMAM, ALTAF HUSSAIN ROAD,(Old Napier Road) M.A. JINNAH ROAD, BOULTON MARKET, BOMBAY BAZAR, NAWAB MAHABAT KHANJEE ROAD TO HUSSAINIAN IRANIAN IMAMBARGAH.

2) On 9th Muharram-1438, A.H. i.e. 11th Oct-2016, @ 0900 a Shia Alam Procession will be taken out from Markazi Imambargah Liaquatabad. This procession will first go to Martin road Imambargah and thereafter, it will come to Nishter Park where Majlis will be held. At about 1200 hours the procession will be taken out from Nishter Park for Hussainian Iranian Imambargah, Kharadar, via the following routes: –

NISHTER PARK, SIR SHAH NAWAZ BHUTTO ROAD, MEHFIL-E-SHAH-E-KHURASAN, M.A.JINNAH ROAD, MANSFIELD STREET PREEDY STREET, AGAIN M.A. JINNAH ROAD, BOULTON MARKET, BOMBAY BAZAR, KHARADAR, NAWAB MAHABAT KHANJEE ROAD, TO HUSSAINIAN IRANIAN IMAMBARGAH.

3) On 10th Muharram-1438, A.H. i.e. 12th Oct-2016, a large Majlis of Shia will be held at Nishter Park from 0700 hours to 0900, hours and after Majlis a procession will start and proceed via route at S.No.2 of above, to Hussainian Iranian Imambargah.

4) As soon as the procession will start from Nishter Park all vehicular Traffic coming from city side will be diverted towards Soldier Bazar Road from the junction of M.A. Jinnah road/Dr. Dawood Pota Road.

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

6) 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, Shahra-e- Quaideen, Shara-e-Faisal, Lucky Star, Sarwar Shaheed Road, Fawara Chowk, Shaheen Complex, I.I. Chundrigar Road, Tower.

7) All kind of traffic coming from Stadium Road side will 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.
8) All kind of traffic coming from Superhighway side will 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.

9) All kind of traffic approaching from National Highway side will 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.

10) All kind of traffic will 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.

11) 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.

12) All vehicular Traffic approaching Old Exhibition via Shahra-e-Quaideen (except those arriving for participating in the procession having stickers pasted on their wind screens issued from this office) shall not be allowed to proceed from the roundabout of Society Office Roundabout behind Mazar.

13) 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 (4) Fresco Chowk when the head of the procession reaches near the crossing of M.A. Jinnah Road/Mansfield street.

14) On 10th Muharram all the vehicular Traffic coming from Keamari side will be diverted towards Shereen Jinnah via Musan Road and similarly all the vehicular Traffic coming from West Wharf and Mauripur side will not be allowed after ICI Chowk.

15) In the Night of 9th /10th Muharram-1438, A.H. i.e. night of 11th/12th Oct-2016, Tazia Procession will be carried out through out the City. The following Traffic arrangement will be made:-

a) All Buses approaching Saddar from Jamshed Road side will not be permitted to come towards Mansfield street after 2200, hours and these vehicles will be sent straight onto M.A. Jinnah Road.

b) Similarly, buses coming towards Saddar to their destination via Shahra-e-Liaquat, Empress Market will be diverted onto Muhammad Bin Qasim Road/M.A. Jinnah Road and all vehicles going to Malir and Shahra-e-Faisal will be diverted onto Court Road, Moulana Wafai Road, A.H. Road, M.W. Road to Shahra-e-Faisal. Received

c) All buses coming towards Saddar from Korangi side will be diverted back from the junction of Mansfield street/Rafiqui Shaheed Road /Sarwar Shaheed Road (Lucky Star).

d) Preedy Street, M.A. Jinnah Road, Mansfield street and Shahra-e-Iraq will be closed for all vehicles by 2000 hours or earlier if needed. The residents of the Area will be permitted to reach to their residences.

e) All buses coming towards Tower from Lea Market and other Colony will use the following route.

Aga Khan Road, Dalumal Chela Ram Road, Mir M Balouch Road, And Shidi Village Road.

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