An all-party meeting held at the Vandiperiyar panchayat conference hall has decided to remove unauthorised sheds in the Vandiperiyar town that cause hindrance to traffic, and to arrange parking space for vehicles carrying Sabarimala pilgrims.

The roadside shops on either side of the main bridge would be removed first, it was decided at the meeting on Monday. A team led by the executive engineer of the Public Works Department would mark the roadside areas to identify unauthorised buildings and temporary sheds, said panchayat president G. Vijayanand.

A meeting of autorickshaw and taxi operators convened on the day decided to make changes in the present parking arrangements.

Senior police officials and people’s representatives were present.