Google Map: Alternate traffic plan during Muharram processions in Karachi

The Karachi police have issued its annual traffic diversion plan for the eighth, ninth and 10th of Muharram.

08th Muharram:

A Muharram similar procession will begin at 1:30pm on eighth Muharram (Friday) from Nishtar Park and can succeed in the Hussainian Iranian Imambargah by means of the next routes:

Nishtar Park, Sir Shahnawaz Bhutto Road, Mehfil-e-Shah-e-Khurasan, MA Jinnah Road, Mansfield Street, Preedy Street, again to MA Jinnah Road, Baba-e-Urdu Road, crossing of Chand Bibi Road, Nishtar Road, Bara Imam, Altaf Hussain Road, Old Napier Road, MA Jinnah Road, Boulton Market, Bombay Bazaar, Nawab Mahabat Khanjee Road and Hussanian Iranian Imambargah.

ninth of Muharram (Saturday):

The town’s primary procession will begin at nine am from Markazi Imambargah, Liaquatabad. This procession will first move to the Martin Road’s Imambargah Shah-e-Najaf and, thereafter, head against Nishtar Park for a majlis.

At round 12 midday, the procession will leave from Nishtar Park for Hussainian Iranian Imambargah, Kharadar, by means of the next direction:

Nishtar Park, Sir Shahnawaz Bhutto Road, Mehfil-e-Shah-e-Khurasan, MA Jinnah Road, Mansfield Street, Preedy Street, again to MA Jinnah Road, Boulton Market, Bombay Bazaar, Kharadar, Nawab Mahabat Khanjee Road and Hussanian Iranian Imambargah.

10th of Muharram (Sunday):

A majlis will probably be convened at Nishtar Park from 7am to 9am, and then a procession will get started continuing by the use of the similar direction against the Hussainian Iranian Imambargah.

Alternate traffic plan

As quickly because the procession will get started from Nishtar Park, all vehicular traffic coming from the town aspect shall be diverted against Soldier Bazaar Road from the junction of MA Jinnah Road and Dr Daudpota Road.

All traffic coming from Nazimabad can be diverted against Nishtar Road and the Zoological Gardens.

Similarly, traffic coming from the Liaquatabad aspect shall be diverted onto Martin Road, against the Central Jail neighborhood. These automobiles shall, on the other hand, be approved to continue until the prison and shall then continue by means of Jamshed Road, Dadabhoy Noorji Road, Kashmir Road, Shahrah-e- Quaideen, Sharea Faisal, Lucky Star, Sarwar Shaheed Road, Fawara Chowk, Shaheen Complex, II Chundrigar Road and Merewether Tower.

All traffic coming from Stadium Road would continue by means of New MA Jinnah Road. These automobiles will probably be diverted at Dadabhoy Noorji Road against Kashmir Road, Society Light Signal, Sharah-e-Quaideen and Sharea Faisal.

Traffic coming from the Super Highway can be diverted from Liaquatabad No 10 against Chowrangi No 2, Nazimabad and shall continue by the use of Habib Bank Chowk, Estate Avenue Road and Shershah to Mauripur Road. The similar direction can be open for the go back adventure. Traffic coming near from the National Highway aspect will continue by means of Rashid Minhas Road, Stadium Road, Sir Shah Suleman Road, Hassan Square, Liaquatabad No 10, Nazimabad Chowrangi No 2, Habib Bank, Estate Avenue Road, Shershah, Mauripur Road.

Traffic is probably not authorised to continue against the course of the procession from Guru Mandir. These automobiles might be diverted onto Bahadur Yar Jang Road and once more onto Khan Bahadur Naqi Muhammad Khan Road. Under no cases shall those automobiles be authorised to continue alongside Soldier Bazaar Road from the junction of Khan Bahadur Naqi Muhammad Khan Road and Bahadur Yar Jan Road.

All traffic coming against the Quaid-e-Azam’s Mazaar by means of MA Jinnah Road can be diverted against Bahadur Yar Jang Road. No vehicular traffic can be approved to continue against Purani Numaish underneath any cases.

All vehicular traffic coming near Purani Numaish by the use of Shahrah-e-Quaideen (aside from the ones arriving for taking part in the procession with traffic police issued stickers pasted on their windscreens) shall now not be allowed to continue from Society Office Roundabout at the back of the Quaid’s mausoleum.

Moreover, traffic going against Saddar and different close by spaces would now not be accepted to continue against Empress Market from the junction of: Preedy Street and MA Jinnah Road, Court Road Chowk and Fresco Chowk, in particular when the pinnacle of the procession reaches close to the crossing of MA Jinnah Road and Mansfield Street.

On 10th Muharram, all vehicular traffic coming from Keamari aspect can be diverted against Shireen Jinnah Colony by means of Masan Road and, in a similar fashion, traffic coming from West Wharf and Mauripur aspect would now not be allowed after ICI Bridge.

On the night time of Muharram nine and 10, a tazia procession might be performed all through the town, for which the next traffic preparations can be made.

All buses coming near Saddar from Jamshed Road may not be authorised to return against Mansfield Street after 10pm, and will probably be despatched immediately onto MA Jinnah Road.

Similarly, buses coming against Saddar to their vacation spot by the use of Shahrah-e-Liaquat and Empress Market shall be diverted onto Muhammad Bin Qasim Road and MA Jinnah Road and all automobiles going to Malir and Sharea Faisal shall be diverted onto Court Road, Maulana Wafai Road, AH Road and MW Road to Sharea Faisal.

All buses coming against Saddar from Korangi aspect will probably be diverted again from the Mansfield Street—Rafiqui Shaheed Road—Sarwar Shaheed Road junction (Lucky Star).

Moreover, Preedy Street, MA Jinnah Road, Mansfield Street and Shahrah-e-Iraq might be closed for all automobiles by 9pm, or previous if want be.

The traffic police clarified that no automobiles might be allowed to go into the direction marked for processions or park their automobiles alongside the course. Officials, on the other hand, additionally reiterated that every one space citizens can be facilitated in achieving their houses.

Furthermore, all buses coming against Tower from Lea Market and different spaces will use the next direction: Aga Khan Road, Dalumal Chela Ram Road, Mir Muhammad Baluoch Road, and Shidi Village Road.

No automobiles can be allowed to return at the course of procession and park alongside the course.

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