PM Modi is scheduled to visit Mumbai on Thursday to lay the foundation stone of various infrastructure projects in the city. He will also inaugurate two Metro lines - 2A (which will run between Andheri to west Dahisar), and 7 (which will run between Andheri east to Dahisar). PM Modi is also expected to make a few announcements for the city.
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The Mumbai Traffic Police on Wednesday issued a traffic advisory ahead of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Mumbai on January 19.
The police said that traffic will remain affected on the Western Express Highway and Bandra East on Thursday.
"Due to a planned public function in Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC) and Gundavali Metro Station on Thursday, expect slow moving south bound traffic on WEH towards Bandra East between 4.15 pm to 5.30 pm and north bound traffic towards Andheri between 5.30 pm to 6.45 pm. Citizens are advised to plan their commute accordingly," police said in a notification issued here.
PM Modi is scheduled to visit Mumbai on Thursday to lay the foundation stone of various infrastructure projects in the city. He will also inaugurate two Metro lines - 2A (which will run between Andheri to west Dahisar), and 7 (which will run between Andheri east to Dahisar). PM Modi is also expected to make a few announcements for the city ahead of the BMC polls. The prime minister is likely to address a public rally during his visit to the city.
Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit, the city police have also banned the use of drones and other flying objects around Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC), Andheri and Jogeshwari for 24 hours.
The order issued by DCP (Operations), Mumbai Police, Vishal Thakur said, “Due to the situation prevailing in the areas under the control of the Commissioner of Police, Brihanmumbai, it is apprehended that during the Prime Minister of India’s Mumbai visit on January 19 at BKC MMRDA Ground, Metro Line no. 7, Gundavali Station to Mograpada Metro Station that anti-social elements may attack using drones, paragliders, remote control microlight aircraft and there is every likelihood breach of peace and disturbance of public tranquility and also there is grave danger to the human life, health, safety and injury to public property.”
It further said that "No drone, para-gliders, remote control microlight aircraft flying activities to be allowed in the jurisdiction of BKC police station, Andheri police station, Meghwadi police Station and Jogeshwari police Station.”