In view of Chief Minister K. Rosaiah's visit to the city on Sunday, the police have made elaborate security arrangements. Nine DSP cadre officers, 26 inspectors, 49 sub-inspectors, 61 assistant sub-inspectors, 423 police constables and 230 home guards will be deployed.
Traffic restrictions and vehicle diversion were also announced. These would be in force from 8 a.m. till the end of the meeting, the police said.
Vehicles coming from Kolkata side and going towards Hyderabad would be diverted at Hanuman Junction on NH-9 and allowed to travel via Nuzvid-Vissannapeta-Tiruvuru-Kalluru-Khammam to go to Hyderabad.
Trolleys, gas tankers, containers and all heavy vehicles coming from Chennai and going towards Hyderabad would be diverted at Ongole and allowed to go via Medarametla-Addanki-Dachepali-Miryalagudem. These vehicles would be allowed from Narkatpalli to Hyderabad.
Heavy vehicles and other traffic coming from Hyderabad and going towards Kolkata would be diverted at Suryapet on NH-9 and allowed to go via Khammam-Aswaraopeta-Devarapalli and reach Nidadavolu to get on to NH-5.
Private buses and cars coming from Chennai, Machilipatnam and Eluru and going towards Hyderabad would be allowed up to Bandar Lakulu at Krishnalanka Katta. These vehicles would be allowed from Seethammavari Padalu, Prakasam Barrage and Kummaripalem to join NH-9 at Gollapudi.
Bhavanighat, lorry stand, TTD's site at Kummaripalem, Rajiv Gandhi Park, vegetables market, I.V. Palace, Vedika Kalayana Mandapam, NTR Health University and CVR public school are some of the places identified for parking by the police.