Traffic movement during Shri Amarnath Yatra in Kashmir
Srinagar (Kashmir - J&K), June 27: To ensure smooth movement of traffic during Shri Amarnath Yatra and to avoid any inconvenience to the pilgrims (Yatris), traffic movement plan has been issued by the Jammu & Kashmir Traffic Department.
Accordingly, no heavy vehicle carrying the Yatris shall be allowed to enter the Srinagar city besides all such type of vehicles shall be diverted from Pantha Chowk-Nowgam Chowk, Sanat Nagar, Hyderpora, Tengpora Bemina Bye pass, Parimpora, HMT, Shalateng, Maloora, Shadipora, Sumbal, Wayal Manigam, Mamar, Kangan etc. for onward journey to Baltal.
Similarly, on the return of all such heavy vehicles carrying the yatris shall take the same route for their onward journey. However, the yatris intending to visit Kheer Bhawani (a revered temple in Tulmullah near Srinagar) shall adopt Wayal bridge-Ganderbal-Tulmulla road and after paying the obeisance at the shrine, the heavy vehicles shall be diverted from Ganderbal-Wayal bridge (Bye-pass) road for onward journey.
Similarly, in order to ensure hassle free movement traffic in general and Yatra traffic in particular on Khanabal-Pahalgam road, all the tourist vehicles (bound for Pahalgam) shall be diverted at Sarbal bridge via Circular Road-Police Station Pahalgam.