Shift vendors from Parimpora bus stand: Div Com to officers

Shift vendors from Parimpora bus stand: Div Com to officers

SRINAGAR: In order to decongest Parimpora Bus Stand, Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir directed SDA, SMC, Traffic Police and RTO to start an intense drive immediately to shift registered road side vendors to new vending zones. The Divisional Commissioner passed the direction while reviewing various issues of transporters and commuters at Parimpora Bus Stand. Div Com directed […]

Vendors encroaching roadsides despite HC orders

Vendors encroaching roadsides despite HC orders

SRINAGAR: Despite the High Court’s order of removing street vendors from different parts of the state capital, many vendors are still to be seen occupying the city’s roads. Street vendors have occupied some places around Lal Chowk and Batamaloo, which hampers the smooth movement of traffic. As per the official data by the Srinagar Municipal […]

Srinagar fumes as hawkers crowd way to busy hospitals

Srinagar fumes as hawkers crowd way to busy hospitals

SRINAGAR: Roadside vendors continue to set up pushcarts and kiosks all along the way to major hospitals in summer capital Srinagar, leaving patients and pedestrians to navigate daily traffic gridlocks and frustrating pavement hurdles. Patients, attendants and pedestrians are concerned about the vendors who create chaos and mayhem outside the city’s hospitals, including the Shri […]

Jehangir Chowk street vendors demand permanent rehabilitation

Jehangir Chowk street vendors demand permanent rehabilitation

Srinagar: Street vendors of Jehangir Chowk are not ready to shift to the site allotted to them by Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) at Chinar Vendors Market, near Khalsa School here. The authorities have asked them to shift to the allotted market which has been completed by the SMC, but they are resisting. “We are ready […]

Vendor carts set ablaze at Soura

Vendor carts set ablaze at Soura

SRINAGAR: Half a dozen carts of street vendors were set on fire at Soura during stone pelting clashes between youth and government forces. While locals alleged government forces set the carts on fire, police denied the allegation and blamed the act on ‘miscreants’. Locals told Kashmir Reader that between 6:30 and 7pm, police which were […]

Street vendors demand permanent spaces

Street vendors demand permanent spaces

‘Daily raids cause huge losses to business’ FAHIM MATOO/SADAF SABIR Srinagar: Hundreds of street vendors in the city, who earn their livelihood on street sides bringing them in confrontation with police and municipal officials, are seeking a permanent spot for the hawkers. The hawkers say that frequent face offs with police results in damage to […]

Mehbooba for streamlining urban transport

JAMMU: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has stressed on the need for blending long term and short solutions for streamlining urban transport in the state in view of the increasing vehicular population. Chairing a high-level meeting here on Monday, the Chief Minister described traffic management and urban mobility as the critical areas which need a focused […]