Cattle market and congestion

Published Oct 26, 2012 03:58am

THE Eidul Azha cattle market in Islamabad is attracting potential animal buyers. Sadly, poor arrangements not only mar the beauty of the market but also cause hurdles for buyers.

As usual, an appropriate parking space is missing. Vehicles parked on the roadside jeopardise all activities and affect pedestrians badly.

Truck loaded with animals and fodder hamper smooth the flow of traffic.

In order to keep the traffic moving, access to the market should have been given from some alternative side.

Unfortunately, patients and their attendants visiting two large and busy hospitals situated on the same road bear the brunt of traffic jams.

Taxi drivers refuse to go to that area which is irksome.

The  Capital Development Authority and the Islamabad traffic police should look at this side of the picture and chalk out a plan to ensure smooth traffic flow as long queues of vehicles are also a security threat.

I. MIRZA Islamabad


Do you have information you wish to share with Dawn.com? You can email our News Desk to share news tips, reports and general feedback. You can also email the Blog Desk if you have an opinion or narrative to share, or reach out to the Special Projects Desk to send us your Photos, or Videos.

More From This Section

Physicians & patriarchy

THIS is with reference to Rafia Zakaria’s article ‘Physicians and patriarchy’. At face value, you cannot but...

HCV: oral drug

The news carried in your paper of Nov 21 about the availability of an oral drug for the treatment of Hepatitis C...

Pemra rules & channels

ACCORDING to Rule 24 (4) of Pemra Rules 2002, the duration of advertisement breaks in TV programmes shall not be ...

Comments (2) Closed




asad
Oct 26, 2012 09:03am
Definitely, Govt. should take step to avoid people from this situation. That creates real problem for patients......
Azhar Shah
Oct 26, 2012 05:42pm
Yes! Cattle market may be shifted to some open place...