Hyderabad: City Police Commissioner Anjani Kumar today notified traffic regulations for the information of the general public in order to relieve congestion, maintain a smooth flow of traffic and to ensure public safety in connection with the Ganesh Immersion processions on September 12.
The Main Procession starts from Keshavagiri and passes through Aliabad – Nagulchinta – Charminar – Madina – Afzalgunj – M.J.Market – Abids – Basheerbagh – Liberty – Ambedkar Statue towards upper Tank bund or NTR Marg.
The Procession from Secunderabad area passes through RP Road – MG Road – Karbala Maidan – Kawadiguda – Musheerabad X Road – RTC X Road – Narayanaguda X Road – Himayathnagar ‘Y’ Junction and joins the main Procession at Liberty. Idols coming from Chilkalguda X roads Joins Musheerabad ‘X’ Roads via Gandhi Hospital.
The Procession from EAST Zone passes from Uppal – Ramanthapur – 6 No. Junction Amberpet – Shivam Road – NCC at OU – Durga Bai Deshmukh Hospital – Hindi Mahavidyalaya X Roads – Fever Hospital – Barkathpura X roads – Narayanaguda X Road and joins the procession coming from RTC X Roads. Also, Idols from Dilsukhnagar joins the procession coming from IS Sadan – Saidabad – Chanchalguda at Nalgonda X roads and some Big Idols proceeds towards Amberpet via Moosarambagh. Idols coming from Tarnaka side proceed through Osmania University Distance Education Road, Adikmet and joins the procession at Fever Hospital via Vidyanagar. Traffic going towards lalapet from Tarnaka will not be allowed on Flyover and they may take alternative routes.
The processions from Tolichowki, Rethibowli and Mehdipatnam side passes through Masab Tank, Ayodhya Junction – Nirankari Bhavan – Old PS Saifabad – Iqbal Minar to NTR Marg. Also, the idols coming from Erragadda passes through SR Nagar – Ameerpet – Panjagutta – VV Statue and joins procession coming from Mehdipatnam at Nirankari Bhavan and proceeds to NT Marg. Idols coming from Tappachabutra and Asifnagar side passes through – Sitarambagh – Boiguda Kaman – Voulga Hotel – Goshamahal Baradari – Alaska and join the main procession at MJ Market and proceeds towards Abids – Basheerbagh – Liberty – Ambedkar Statue – Upper Tank bund or NTR Marg.
No traffic other than the idols’ procession will be allowed to move on the above Main Procession route between 0900 hrs on the September 12 to 0800 hours on September 13. The traffic restrictions will be extended if the situation so demands.
TRAFFIC DIVERSION POINTS: Movements of vehicles other than those carrying Ganesh Idols will be restricted and diverted at many points along the main procession route and at other points adjoining the routes of other tributary processions. Facility to cross from the West to East or vice versa is given at the Basheerbagh Junction only. Commuters are advised to use the Ring Road and Begumpet area to avoid diversions. All the side roads leading to the Main Procession route will be barricaded. The main traffic diversion points are:
HYDERABAD SOUTH : Keshavagiri, Mahaboobnagar X Roads, Engine Bowli, Nagul Chintha, Himmathpura, Hari Bowli, Asra Hopsital, Mogulpura, Lakkad Kote, Madina X Road, MJ Bridge, Dar Ul Shifa X Roads, City College.
HYDERABAD EAST : Chanchalguda Jail X Roads, Moosarambagh, Chaderghat Bridge, Shivaji Bridge, Afzalgunj, Puthilibowli X Roads, Troop Bazar, Jambagh X Roads, Andhra Bank Koti.
HYDERABAD WEST: Tope Khana Mosque, Alaska Hotel Junction, Osman gunj Sanker Bagh and Seena Hotel, Ajantha Gate near Exhibition Grounds, Abkari Lane, Taj Island, Barthan Bazar, AR Petrol Pump at KLK Building.
HYDERABAD CENTRAL: Chapel Road Entry, Gadwal Centre at GPO, Shalimar Theatre, Gun foundry, Skyline road entry, Bharath Scouts & Guides Junction in Domalguda, Kalanjali at Control Room, Liberty Junction, MCH Office Y junction, BRK Bhavan junction near Telugu Thalli Junction, Iqbal Minar, Ravindra Bharathi, Dwaraka Hotel Junction, Khairatabad Junction (Visweswaraiah Statue), Children’s Park, Mariott Hotel junction, Kawadiguda Junction, Musheeerabad X road, RTC X road, Katta Maisamma Temple at Lower Tank Bund, Indira Park Junction.
HYDERABAD NORTH (Secunderabad ): Traffic will not be allowed to enter the Necklace Road and Upper Tank Bund from Karbala Maidan, Buddha Bhavan, Sailing Club, and Nallagutta Junction.
The traffic will be diverted at the following points from 0600 hrs on September 12 to 13 till completion of immersion at CTO, YMCA, Paradise X Roads, Patny X Roads, Bata X Roads, Adavaiah X Roads, Ghans Mandi X Roads