Bars, wines and pubs closed on Hanuman Jayanthi

Hyderabad: Before Hanuman Jayanthi on Saturday, certain precautions were taken to avoid any untoward incident in the city in the midst of the massive processions. The government has issued an order to close all pubs, bars, restaurants and wine shops. Bars, wine shops and pubs will remain closed from Saturday morning 6:00 a.m. to Sunday morning 6:00 a.m. respectively. He also warned the public to take strict action if he was found to have alcohol through illegal means. Police arrange for Hanuman Jayanthi to go smoothly. The government decree applies to all major cities, towns and regions of the state. The police are requested to monitor the situation and ensure that no illegal alcohol is sold on Hanuman Jayanthi. In a city like Hyderabad where the massive processions will take place, the police had already made a route plan for the public to have hassle-free transportation. He has already listed the places where there would be a risk of heavy traffic and diversions in place. Ahead of the grand procession of Sri Hanuman Jayanthi Vijaya on Saturday, the police are making all necessary arrangements keeping the heavy traffic in mind. The police are working on some traffic restrictions at various places in the city in the middle of the motorcade.

Police said there will be certain traffic restrictions at various points on the motorcade routes.

Initially, the main procession will depart from Gowliguda Ram Mandir towards Hanuman Mandir in Tadbun at 11:30 am. The procession is believed to cover a distance of 12 km and is expected to end around 8 p.m. Another procession will start from Karmanghat Hanuman Temple (Jurisdiction of Rachakonda Police Station) and enter Hyderabad city limits at Champapet and head towards Champapet and join the main procession at DM&HS, Women’s College Junction. This procession is believed to travel 10.8 km before joining the main procession.

Traffic police will stop or divert traffic during the motorcade at several locations. It is reported that when the procession starts at Ram Mandir Gowliguda between 11:30 am and 12:00 pm, traffic from Afzalgunj will be stopped at Shankar Sher Hotel and will be diverted to SA Mosque and Bademiya Gas Pump to MGBS. Traffic from Bademiya Petrol Pump and SA Mosque vice versa will be diverted to Afzalgunj T-junction. Traffic from Shankar Sher Hotel lanes will be stopped at Gowliguda Chaman and diverted to BSNL Lane Jambagh and MGBS Old Station Road.

When the motorcade arrives on Puthlibowli Road X between 12:00 and 12:15 p.m., traffic from Rangamahal will be diverted to CBS and traffic from Bank Street will be diverted at GPO Abids to MJ Market. Similarly, traffic from Ramkoti will be diverted to Chaderghat and vehicles from Chaderghat will be diverted to Ram Koti at DM&HS.

When the motorcade reaches Andhra Bank in Koti between 12:15 and 12:30 p.m., traffic from Chaderghat will be stopped at Chaderghat X road and diverted to Nimboliadda and Rang Mahal. Similarly, when the motorcade arrives at DM&HS between 12:30 p.m. and 12:45 p.m., traffic at Badichowdi will be diverted to Kachiguda X road and traffic at Hanuman Tekdi will be diverted to Bogula Kunta. Similarly, traffic on Boggulakunta X Road will be diverted to Boggulakunta and Abid Road.

Once the motorcade reaches Ramkoti X Road between 12:45 p.m. and 1:00 p.m., traffic will be stopped at Boggulakunta X Road and diverted to King Koti and Eden Garden. At a time when the motorcade reaches Kachiguda X Road between 1:15 p.m. and 1:30 p.m., traffic will be stopped at Lingampally X Road and diverted to Post Office Road and Chappal Bazar and traffic from YMCA will not be allowed to Kachiguda X Roads and diverted at YMCA towards Reddy College and when the motorcade arrives at Rajmohalla Chilla between 1.30pm and 1.45pm, traffic from Shalimar Theater Road will not be permitted towards Rajmohalla and diverted to Eden Gardens. Similarly, at YMCA, traffic will not be allowed to YMCA and diverted at Water Reservoir to Melkote Park and traffic from Barkatpura will be diverted at Reddy College to Narayanaguda Flyover from 1:45 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

When the motorcade reaches Narayanaguda X Road between 2:00 p.m. and 2:15 p.m., traffic from Himayath Nagar ‘Y’ Junction will not be allowed to Narayanaguda X Road and will be diverted to the flyover. Similarly, Crown Cafe traffic will be diverted to the flyover. At RTC junction between 2:30 and 3:00 p.m., traffic from Musheerabad will not be permitted to RTC X Roads and diverted at Metro cafe to Ramnagar Fish Market Road. Traffic from Hindi Mahavidyalaya will not be allowed to RTC X Roads and diverted at VST to Baghlingampalli. Similarly, traffic from Indira Park will not be allowed to RTC X Roads and diverted at Indira Park to Dharna Chowk. When the procession reaches Ashok Nagar X Road between 3:15 and 3:30 p.m., traffic from Gandhi Nagar T Junction will not be permitted to Ashoknagar X Roads and will be diverted to Lower Tank Bund. Similarly, traffic from Himayath Nagar will not be allowed to Ashoknagar X Roads and diverted to Narayanaguda Flyover.

When the motorcade reaches Gandhi Nagar T Junction between 3:45 and 4:00 p.m., traffic from Kavadiguda will be diverted to the Sailing Club and traffic from DBR Mill will not be allowed to Gandhi Nagar T Junction and diverted to Children’s Park. At Kavadiguda X Road between 4:15 p.m. and 4:30 p.m., traffic from Musheerabad will not be allowed and diverted to RTC X Road and traffic from Jabbar Complex will not be allowed to Kavadiguda and diverted to Karbala Maidan. Similarly, traffic from the Sailing Club will be diverted to the Upper Tank Bund. When the motorcade reaches the CGO towers between 4:30 p.m. and 4:45 p.m., traffic from Bansilalpet Kaman will be diverted at the Jabbar complex to Karbala. When the motorcade reaches RP Road between 5:00 p.m. and 5:15 p.m., traffic from Karbala Maidan to Bible House will be diverted to Ranigunj, Paradise and Patny and traffic from Kavadiguda to Bible House will be diverted at Kavadiguda to Sailing Club.

Patny’s traffic will be diverted to Paradise. When the motorcade reaches Old PS Ramgopalpet between 5:30 p.m. and 5:45 p.m., traffic from Ranigunj to Rocha Bazar will be diverted to Minister’s Road and traffic from CTO to Rocha Bazar will be diverted to CTO to SBI. When the procession reaches Paradise Junction between 5.45pm and 6pm, traffic from Bowenpally, Tadbund and Balamrai to CTO will be diverted at Balamrai to Anna Nagar, Classic Gardens and the Statue of Rajiv Gandhi. Similarly, when the motorcade reaches CTO between 6:15 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., traffic from Begumpet to CTO will be diverted to CTO Flyover on both sides. When the motorcade reaches Brook Bond between 6:45 and 7:00 p.m., traffic from the Tivoli Theater to Brook Bond will be diverted to Trimulgherry. When the procession reaches Mastan Café Road between 7:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., traffic from Bowenpally Market to Diamond Point will be diverted to Bowenpally Market to Trimulgherry. When the procession finally reaches Tadbund Hanuman Temple between 7:45 and 8:00 p.m., traffic from Brook Bond and the Sikh Village will be diverted to Bapuji Nagar.

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