HYDERABAD: The city police have imposed traffic restrictions in connection with Bibi-ka-Alam procession in old city from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday.
Vehicular traffic coming from Dabeerpura towards Alawa Bibi will be diverted at Sunargalli ‘T’ junction towards Mata-ki-Khidki. Traffic coming from Dabeerpura will not be allowed towards Shaik Faiz Kaman and will be diverted at Jabber Hotel.
Vehicles coming from Yakutpura railway station towards Shaik Faiz Kaman will be diverted at Bada Bazaar ‘T’ junction towards Mir Jumla Talab Katta via Chowni. Motorists coming from Purani Haveli towards Ethebar Chowk will be diverted at Setwin crossroads towards Dabeerpura.
Traffic coming from Mitti-Ka-Sher towards Ethebar Chowk will be diverted at Gulzar Houz towards Madina crossroads when procession reaches Ethebar Chowk.
Vehicles coming from Moghalpura towards Kotla Alija will be diverted at Bibi Bazaar crossroads towards Talabkatta, those coming from water tank Moghalpura towards Chowk Maidan Khan will be diverted at Hafez Danka mosque towards Shah Ali Banda. Vehicles from Shah Ali Banda towards Charminar will be diverted at Paris Café towards Moghalpura. Traffic coming from Puranapool towards Charminar will be diverted at Chowk Murgon towards Chelapura, Shahgunj, and Khilwath. Those coming from Himmathpura towards Khilwath, and Lad Bazaar will be diverted at Motigalli towards Moosa Bowli. Those coming from Shakkerkote will be diverted at Mitti-ka-Sher towards Ghansi Bazaar and Chelapura.
Traffic coming from City College and Muslim Jung Bridge will be diverted at New Bridge towards Afzalgunj when the procession reaches Alawa Sartouq. Motorists coming from Nayapool towards Charminar will be diverted at Madina crossroads towards City College when the procession reaches Kotla Alija. Vehicles coming from Chaderghat, Salarjung Bridge and Noor Khan Bazaar will not be allowed towards Purani Haveli, and will be diverted towards Nayapool at Dar-ul-Shifa crossroads. Motorists coming from Chaderghat will not be allowed towards Kali Kabar and will be diverted to Shanti Lodge towards Chaderghat Bridge when the procession reaches Alawa Sartouq. Vehicles coming from Gowliguda will not be allowed towards Aza Khana Zohra via Salar Jung Bridge and will be diverted towards Afzalgunj from Gowliguda side of Salarjung Bridge.
APSRTC district buses will be diverted to Gowliguda and Rang Mahal Road for entry and exit from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday. Buses should not come on Kalikabar road till the completion of procession.
Restrictions will also be imposed on traffic movement in Secunderabad from 4 p.m. to 8.30 p.m. Vehicles proceeding from Hyderabad via Tankbund towards Karbala Maidan will be diverted at Children’s Park towards Kavadiguda, Bible House and R.P. Road.
Vehicles from the R.P.Road towards Karbala Maidan will be diverted at the traffic Island near Begumpet traffic police station, Bible House via Tankbund Road and will join Tankbund Road at DBR Mills ‘T’ junction. M.G. Road between the Central Telegraph Island and Ranigunj will be ‘one-way’ towards Ranigunj side.