SDM imposes traffic restrictions
STATE TIMES NEWS
BHADARWAH: To regulate the ever increasing traffic and to avoid the massive traffic jams, Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Bhadarwah on Wednesday ordered traffic restrictions and no parking zones in Bhadarwah town.
The decision was taken after SDM Bhadarwah, Mohd Anwar Banday convened a meeting of civil and police officers to chalk out the strategy for smooth traffic regulation in Bhadarwah town and adjoining areas. After several representations by the civil society and locals about the traffic chaos in Bhadarwah town reportedly due to wrong parking in the congested areas and by-lanes resulting into the numerous problems to the pedestrians in general, students and elders in particular, a meeting of the officers of line departments including Tehsildar Bhadarwah and Bhalla, ARTO Doda, DYSP Traffic Doda, Executive Officer Municipal Committee Bhadarwah and Station House Officer Bhadarwah was held, and it was decided that all the commercial Vehicles shall not be allowed to park at Seri Bazaar and Pasri Bus Stand.
According to the order No. SDM /PA/16- 17/591-600, it was also decided that all the private vehicles shall be allowed to park only at paid parking and no heavy/ medium vehicles shall be allowed to enter into the town from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
Beside traffic restriction, Pasri to Seri Bazaar, Boys Higher Secondary School to Seri Bazaar, Seri Bazaar to Fire Station Office (via Ganpat Bazaar) , Ikhwan Chowk to Eid Gah point, Jamia Masjid to Revenue complex and Seri Bazaar to Gupt Ganga Road were declared as no parking zone. ” Taking into consideration problems being faced by the common people due to mismanagement of traffic in Bhadarwah town, which sometime results in law and order problem, we decided to impose traffic restriction and declared some areas as no Parking Zones,” said SDM Bhadarwah, Mohd Anwar Banday.