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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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The Mall Road, T and T Chowk to Shalimar Chowk, Kashmir Road, T and T Chowk to Chungi 22, Tameezuddin Road, PC Hotel turn to CSD, Tufail Road and GHQ gate number 3 to Chungi 22, Iftikhar Janjua Road, University Chowk near EME Mess to GHQ and Masood Akhtar Kiani Road would remain closed for traffic from 5 AM until the conclusion of the function at GHQ.
Furrukh said the ITP had submitted its demand to the CDA for repairing the signals installed in different areas including Secretariat Chowk, Express Chowk, Abpara Chowk, GPO Chowk, Saudi-Pak Tower Chowk, G-11 Chowk, China Chowk, G-10/3 Chowk, E-11 Margall chowk, F-10 Markaz Chowk and many others, especially at service roads of the city.
Summary: Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Aug 19 (ANI): In the course of easing the restriction imposed in the wake of abrogation of its special status, Jammu and Kashmir government opened the last half, Jehangir Chowk access ramp of the Jehangir Chowk-Rambagh flyover.
The traders opened their shops at Chowk Kumharanwala, Gulashan
They pointed out that pedestrian bridges across the highway needed to be built at all busy places, including the Culvert Chowk, Tarkha Koi Chowk, Jail Chowk, Tangori Sar Chowk, Amberi Kala Chowk, Hamidan Chowk and Jama Chowk.
The main procession will emerge from Walled City Akbari Gate and culminate at Karbala Gamay Shah after passing through Mubarak Haveli, Chowk Nawab Sahab, Bazaar Mochi Gate, Laal Kho, Mughal Haveli, Takia Nathay Shah, Chowk Nawab Sahab, Chohta Mufti Baqir, Purani Kotwali, Chowk Nogaza, Chowk Taranam, Chowk Tibbi, Bazaar Hakeema, Onchi Masjid, PS Bhatti Gate, Bhatti Gate, and Chowk Bhatti.
According to details, VVIPs' entry would be from Constitution Avenue leading straight to Convention Center from France Chowk while VIPs guests coming from Peshawar or motorway would take left turn from Dhokri Chowk (Kashmir Highway) and to reach Convention Center by using France Chowk via Sehrwardi road.
According to the Punjab Safe Cities Authority, routes from the Punjab Society to Ferozepur Road, EME to Shahkam Chowk, Lahore Bridge Railway Crossing (Qainchi), Charing Cross Mall Road, China Chowk, Chowk Multan Road, Kamahan Road, and Chandrai Road are all blocked as protesters continue to gather in large numbers.
According to Youm-e-Ali procession route, it would start from Walled Akbari Gate, Mubarak Haveli, Chowk Nawab Sahab, Bazar Mochi Gate, Laal Kho, Mughal Haveli, Takia Nathay Shah, Chowk Nawab Sahab, Chohta Mufti Baqir, Purani Kotwali, Chowk Nogaza, Chowk Taranam, Chowk Tibbi, Bazar Hakeema, Onchi Masjid, PS Bhatti Gate, Bhatti Gate and Chowk Bhatti before culminating at Qarbala Gamay Shah.
PESHAWAR -- Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak Monday directed to include Khyber road from Suray Pull (bridge) to Aman Chowk as part of the Bus Rapid Transit Project (BRTP).
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.