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chowk

(tʃaʊk)
(in the Indian subcontinent) n
1. (Commerce) (often in place names) a marketplace or market area: Vijay Chowk.
2. (often in place names) a marketplace or market area: Vijay Chowk.
3. a courtyard
4. a road junction or roundabout
[from Hindi cauk]
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Imran Khan will leave airport for city area via Chungi No-1, High Court Chowk and Radio Pakistan and visit camps at Aziz Hotel Chowk, Double Phatak, Chowk Shah Abbas, BCG Chowk, Vehari Chowk, Kot Rab Nawaz, Pul Chutta, Kothaywala, Qadirpur Rawan, Dehar Chowk, Adda Bosan, Piran Ghaib, T Chowk, Chungi No-14, Officers Colony, Chungi No-9, Chowk Ghanta Ghar, Chowk Fawar and Chowk Nawan Shehr.
Convention which will be organized here at Fawara Chowk, Raja Bazar on March 11.
According to Chief Traffic Officer (CTO) Yousaf Ali Shahid, Fawara Chowk and adjoining roads will remain closed for all kind of vehicular traffic from start to end of the convention.
It begins at Suray Pul near the provincial assembly building and ends at the Amn Chowk near the Gora Qabristan, at the start of the University Road and is considered a sensitive zone due to presence of military and government installations on both sides of the road.
This service will be provided at 18 venues including Nawaz Sharif Park, Committee Chowk, Transformer Chowk, Ali Nawaz Chowk, Siddiqui Chowk, Fawara Chowk, Byco pump Range Road, GPO Chowk, Mandi Moar, Chor Chowk, and Chungi No 22, Askari 7 Adyala Road, Gulzar-e-Quaid, Ammar Chowk, Morgah, Car Chowk, Biscuit Factory and Dispensary Ground.
These policemen will serve at 10 various places in the City Zone including Kalsoom Plaza, Daman Chowk, Faisal Chowk, Melody Chowk, Zero Point, F-8 Exchange Chowk, Secretariat Chowk, Radio Chowk, Dhokri Chowk and Aabpra Chowk.
Traffic coming upper Mall to Punjab Assembly was diverted to China Chowk near Governor House, vehicles entering Mall Road from Post Master General Chowk were diverted to Anarkali Chowk.
City received heavy rain which inundated Chowk Katchehry, Clock Tower Chowk, Masoom Shah Road and Double Phatek, Shah Abbas Chowk , Vehari road and some other roads.
The department said, " No work has started at three sanctioned underpass projects on Delhi- Gurgaon expressway, namely Rajeev Chowk, Rao Tula Ram Chowk ( Signature Tower) and Iffco Chowk.
Among the 48 routes, in the stretch from Birsa chowk to Booty More, four routes fall under the highly congested category, seven routes as high-moderate congestion category, seven routes as moderately congestion category, three routes as low congested category and three routes as the least congested category.
30 ( ANI ): The Lahore High Court has extended a stay on renaming Shadman Fawara Chowk after Indian freedom fighter Bhagat Singh as the city district government failed to submit its reply.