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Mumbai Police issue traffic advisory for Dahi Handi celebrations

Updated on: 18 August,2022 09:02 PM IST  |  Mumbai
Asif Rizvi | asif.ali@mid-day.com

Various political parties have organised Dahi Handi programs across the city, so the vehicular traffic on Friday will be affected on a few roads

Mumbai Police issue traffic advisory for Dahi Handi celebrations

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After a gap of two years, the Govinda Pathaks in Mumbai are excited to celebrate the festival without any Covid restrictions. With the growing enthusiasm among the Govindas, the Mumbai Police have begun to enforce security measures in the city. The Mumbai Traffic Police on Thursday announced traffic diversions ahead of the Janmashtami celebrations. 


In view of the festive celebrations, on August 19, various political parties have organised Dahi Handi programmes in the jurisdiction of Dadar Traffic Police Division. 

Also Read: Janmashtami 2022: Govindas in Mumbai to ensure 'safety first' during Dahi Handi


A traffic notification issued by Deputy Police Commissioner, Raj Tilak Roushan, H.Q. and Central, Mumbai Traffic Police mentions that in order to prevent danger, obstruction and inconvenience to the public, between 7am to 11pm on August 19, the traffic arrangements have been made on the following routes- 

- Ranade Road shall be closed for vehicular traffic (from Paneri junction to Dadar West Railway Station)

- De silva Road shall be closed for vehicular traffic (from Visava Hotel to Dadar West Railway Station)

Also Read: Dahi Handi 2022: With no practice for two years, Govinda pathaks in Mumbai shed light on 'relentless' preparations

- M.C.Jawale Road shall be closed for vehicular traffic (From Kabutra Khana to Dadar West Railway Station)

- New Prabhadevi Road shall be closed for vehicular traffic from Dhanmil Naka to Appasaheb Marathe Road

Also Read: Maharashtra government declares Dahi Handi as adventure sport

- Rajabhau Desai Road shall be closed for vehicular traffic from Prabhadevi Naka to Appasaheb Marathe Road.

 

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