Bhubaneswar: The Twin City Commissionerate Police has issued traffic advisory in Odisha capital in view of the ‘Bhasani Utsav’ (idol immersion procession after conclusion of Durga Puja) in the city with effect from 3 PM or starting time of procession, whichever is later, to 1 AM or ending time of the procession, whichever is earlier.
As per the advisory, vehicles intending to proceed towards Rupali Square from Vani Vihar side shall be diverted from Vani Vihar towards Acharya Vihar. No vehicle shall be allowed to ply on Janpath. They shall be diverted to Sachivalaya Marg and other adjacent roads.
Similarly, vehicles intending to proceed towards Cuttack from CRP Square side shall be diverted from CRP Square towards Jayadev Vihar via Ekamra Park and Biju Pattnaik College. The vehicular traffic on Stewart School road, Unit-8 road, OUAT square-New Airport road shall be diverted to the adjacent roads.
Likewise, vehicles intending to proceed towards Nalco Square from KIIT side shall be diverted to other adjacent roads from Nandan Kanan-Jayadev Vihar road. Heavy vehicles coming from Khurda side towards Bhubaneswar shall be diverted at starting point of Fire Station overbridge towards the flyover. No vehicle shall be allowed to ply on service road.
Keeping in view the above restrictions, people intending to go to Railway Station and Airport may make arrangements accordingly to avoid delay, the advisory said. A fine of Rs 500-Rs 100 will be imposed against the violators, police sources said.