Police issue traffic plan for 8th, 9th, 10th Muharram in Karachi
KARACHI: DIG Sindh Traffic Police office on Saturday issued traffic plan for travelling across Karachi during 8th, 9th and 10th of Muharram owing to mourning processions.
Eighth Muharram: the main mourning procession will start on October 10 at 01: 30pm from Nishter Park and culminate at Hussainian Iranian Imambargah via Sir Shah Nawaz Bhutto Road, Mehfil-e-Shah Khurasan, MA Jinnah Road, Mansfield Street, Preedy Street, (again) MA Jinnah Road, Baba-e-Urdu Road, Nishtar Road, Bara Imam, Altaf Hussain Road (old Napier Road), MA Jinnah Road, Boltan Market, Bambai Bazar and Nawab Muhabbat Khanji Road.
Ninth Muharram: the mourning procession of Shia Ulema will start on October 11 at 9:00am from Martin Road Imambargah and reach at Nishtar Park where a Majlis will be held, then the procession will start from Nishtar Park and culminate at Hussainian Imambargah in Kharadar following the same route of eighth Muharram.
Tenth Muharram: the procession will start at 9:00am from Nishtar Park and end at Hussaininan Iraninan Imambargah in Kharadar following the same route of eighth and ninth Muharram.
When the procession will embark on route from Nishtar Park, the influx of vehicular traffic coming from the city will be diverted from Soldier Bazaar, Coast Guard and Ankle Sarya Chowk to Jubilee or Nishtar road.
Complete details of the route can be read on the following press release and map.