Traffic police gear up for PPP’s long march

Define routes, create alternate ones to avoid chaos

Our Correspondent February 27, 2022
A traffic policewoman patrols a street in the city on Tuesday. PHOTO: JALAL QURESHI/EXPRESS


The traffic police has prepared a special plan and set alternate routes to maintain the flow of traffic from Mazar-e-Quaid (Mausoleum of Quaid-e- Azam ) on Sunday, February 27 in connection with the long march by the Pakistan Peoples Party.

According to the spokesman of the traffic police, the long march, starting from Mazar-e-Quaid, will proceed from Shara-e-Qaedin Society Signal via Shara-e-Faisal, Malir Halt, Quaid-e-Abad, Steel Town towards Thatta.

Participants in the long march, from all over the city, will come near the Numaish Chowrangi and proceed towards their destination in the form of a procession.

In the meantime, alternative routes have been arranged in the special traffic plan prepared by the police to locals from any hassles.

According to the plan, as soon as the participants of the long march leave from the mentioned area, the road leading to the Numaish from Gurumander Jamshed Road and Teen Hatti will be closed to the general public.

Meanwhile, citizens can take the route from Gurmundar Bahadur Yar Jang Road (Soldier Bazaar) and Jamshed Road to Jail Chowrangi Flyover or from Newtown to Tariq Road.

The road from Shara-eQaedin to Society Chowrangi to the exhibition will remain closed and no one will be allowed to go.

However, citizens can take the route of Kashmir road from right side of Society Chowrangi. At the same time, normal traffic coming from Society Chowrangi will not be allowed to go to PP Chowrangi.

However, citizens can take the Kashmir Road route from Ayesha Aziz Chowrangi.

According to the official, the traffic coming from Jail Chowrangi University Road will be diverted from Jail Chowrangi to Shaheed Millat, while the traffic coming from Banuri Signal Jail Chowrangi to Jamshed Road will be diverted to Soldier Bazaar Business Recorder Road.

The spokesperson said the general public will not be allowed to go from Saddar Dawakhana Regal to New MA Jinnah Road Corridor 3.

Therefore, citizens can take the road from Lucky Star to Sharah-e-Faisal on the right side of Saddar Dawakhana.

While heavy traffic can take the route of Nishtar Road, traffic coming from MA Jinnah Road Tibet Center signal will be diverted from Capri to Soldier Bazaar No. 1 Bahadur Yar Jang Road, while traffic coming from Sir Shah Sulaiman Road and Dalmia will not be allowed to go to Karsaz from the stadium flyover signal.


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