#SalamShuhdaRally: alternate traffic routes devised to avoid inconvenience


KARACHI:The Pakistan Peoples Party will take out a rally from Bilawal House to Karsaz on Sunday to pay tributes to those party workers who died in bomb blast in a rally led by Chairperson PPP Benazir Bhutto here on October 18,2007.

Party leaders, MNAs, MPAs and large number of party workers will participate, says an announcement here on Saturday.

It said that from city areas, different rallies will merge into main rally.

The route of the rally will be from Bilawal House to Boat Basin, Mai Kolachi Road, Jinnah Bridge, ICI Chowk, Aga Khan Jamat Khana, Kakri Ground, Lee Market, Napier Road, Denso Hall, M.A Jinnah Road, Numaish, Shara-e-Quaideen, Shara-e-Faisall to Karsaz (Shuahada Monument).

The Traffic police has announced and arranged alternate routes for the convenience of general public/commuters.

The citizens have been advised that to avoid any inconvenience they should use the below mentioned routes to reach their destinations:

Alternate Route for Airport:

Residents of Clifton & Defence should use Korangi Road, Hino Chowrangi, Korangi Industrial Area Road, Shah Faisal Colony Bridge, for reaching Airport.

Similarly road users from Shara-e-Faisal to Airport should use FTC Flyover to Korangi Road, towards Airport.

Residents of Gulshan area approaching Clifton & Defence should use Shaheed-e-Millat, and Hino Chowrangi Road.

Traffic coming from Airport to Saddar should use Drig Road, Rashid Minhas Road, Stadium Road, University Road, PPP Chowrangi to Corridor-III.

Traffic coming from Airport to Clifton/Defence should use Shah Faisal Colony Bridge, Korangi Ind. Area Road, to Korangi Road..Airport to Clifton/Defence should use Shah Faisal Colony Bridge, Korangi Ind. Area Road, to Korangi Road.

Residents of Nazimabad & Liaquatabad should use NIPA, Drig Road to proceed Airport. Similarly Stadium Road, Millennium and Drigh Road to Airport.

Routes for Hospitals:

To proceed Zia Uddin Hospital, use Sea View Road & China chowrangi.

To proceed South City Hospital, use Bahria Underpass.

To proceed Jinnah Hospital, residents of Clifton & Defence may use Ch: Khaliq uz Zaman Road, Lilly Bridge, Cantt, School Road.

And residents of Landhi/ Korangi may use Korangi Road, CSD, Left turn Jinnah Hospital, while residents of Garden and Saddar may use Saddar to proceed Jinnah Hospital.

To proceed to Civil Hospital, road from Bohra Peer, Chand Bibi Road can be used.

To proceed to Liaquat National Hospital & Aga Khan Hospital, University Road, New Town and Stadium Road may be used.

Residents of East & Malir may use Drig Road, Rashid Minhas Road, Stadium Road to proceed LNH & AKU.

Routes for Railway Stations:

To proceed to Cantt Station, use Shaheed-e-Millat, Express way, HINO Chorangi, Korangi Road, Sunset Boulevard Road, Punjab Chowrangi, Sub Marine Chowrangi, right turn Ch: Khaliq uz Zaman Road to Cantt Station. And Dr. Zia uddin Ahmed Road, PIDC, Shaheen Complex, I.I. Chundrigar Road can be used to proceed to City Station.

Saddar, Zainab Market, Avari, Fatima Jinnah Road can also be used to proceed Cantt Station.

Heavy Traffic will not be allowed towards ICI Chowk, it will be diverted towards Northern Bypass.

Light vehicles will be diverted from Mirza Adam Khan Chowk to Mirza Adam Khan Road.

To avoid any inconvenience and traffic jam please call Traffic Police Helpline Rahnuma-1915.

Moreover follow Traffic Police WhatsApp at 0305-9266907, Tune Sindh Police FM Radio 88.6 and follow Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/karachitrafficpolice for update information, it was further announced. -APP


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