Regulations to be enforced from noon today

Traffic regulations have been imposed in the city from 12 noon on Wednesday in connection with the swearing-in ceremony of the new ministers at the Raj Bhavan.

Vehicles going from Palayam to Peroorkada via Vellayambalam will have to turn left from the Corporation point and proceed via Nanthancode, Devaswom Board, TTC, Kowdiar and Ambalamukku.

Those from Thampanoor to Vellayambalam via Vazhuthacaud will be redirected from Sri Mulam Club through Idappazhanhi, Kochar Road and Sasthamangalam while vehicles from Peroorkada to Thampanoor and Palayam will be rerouted through Oolampara, Pippinmoodu, Sasthamangalam, Vellayambalam, police headquarters and Vazhuthacaud.

Parking ban

Only vehicles with passes issued by the General Administration Department will be allowed to enter the Raj Bhavan premises. Parking has been banned on the Vazhuthacaud- Kowdiar road from 12 noon. Vehicles bringing party workers from Neyyatinkara to attend the swearing-in ceremony will have to stop at the Sri Mulam Club junction for passengers to alight and park on the Idappazhanji- Cotton Hill road.

Those with passengers from Kovalam, Vizhinjam and Poovar will be routed through Chakka, Pettah and General Hospital to reach Vellayambalam Junction for passengers to disembark and park on the premises of the Kanakakunnu Palace and Jala Bhavan.

Vehicles from the National Highway are to proceed from Ulloor through Kesavadasapuram, PMG Junction and Vellayambalam and park at the Kanakakunnu Palace, Jala Bhavan and the AR Camp, Nandavanam. Those from Kattakada will stop at Althara Junction and park on the Cotton Hill- Idappazhanji road while those from Nedumangad will have to stop at TTC Junction and park on Golf Links Road.

Vehicles from MC Road are to proceed via Pattom and Kuravankonam to stop at Kowdiar and park in the Salvation Army grounds.

Traffic will be regulated on the Kowdiar- Vellayambalam road during the swearing-in ceremony. No one would be allowed to take bags, parcels or water bottles into the Raj Bhavan premises. Drinking water will be made available at the venue, an official release said.

  • Ceremony to be held at the Raj Bhavan

  • No bags or parcels to be allowed on the premises