Hyderabad: In view of the Bonalu festival at the Mahankali Temple in Amberpet, the Hyderabad Traffic Police have placed certain traffic curbs in its surroundings on Sunday and Monday. This apart, in connection with the Bonalu processions in the old city on Monday, there will be traffic curbs in Charminar, Mirchowk, Falaknuma and Bahadurpura areas from 12pm to 11pm.
For the Amberpet event on Sunday between 10am and 4pm, all district buses from Uppal towards Amberpet will be diverted at Uppal X road via Habsiguda – Tarnaka – Adikmet – Vidya Nagar – Fever Hospital – A.Y. Mandali – Tourist Hotel Junction – Nimboliadda – Chaderghat and CBS. The return route will be vice-versa.
General traffic and city buses coming from Uppal towards Amberpet will be diverted at Gandhi Statue towards C.P.L. Amberpet – Saldhana Gate – Amberpet “T” Junction – Road No. 6 or Ali Café and the return route will be vice-versa.
On Monday between 3pm and Tuesday 3 am, city and district buses from Uppal towards Amberpet will be diverted at Uppal ‘X’ roads towards Tarnaka – Adikmet, Kachiguda and Nimboliadda and buses and heavy vehicles from Dilsukhnagar towards Amberpet will be diverted at Ali Café towards Zinda Tilismath Road – Road No.6 -Tilak Nagar or Nimboliadda.
Officials said buses and heavy vehicles from Nimboliadda towards Amberpet will be diverted at Nimboliadda towards Tourist Hotel, Fever Hospital, Vidya Nagar, Adikmet, Flyover, OU and Tarnaka and traffic from Uppal towards Amberpet will be diverted at Royal Juice Corner – Mallikarjuna Nagar – D.D. Colony -Syndicate Bank.
Likewise traffic from Nimboliadda and Shivam Road towards Amberpet will be diverted towards Shivam Road or Zinda Tilismath Road.
In Old City on Monday:
Traffic from Enginebowli, Falaknuma will not be allowed towards Aliabad and diverted at new Shamsheergunj “T” junction towards Goshala, Tadban or Goshala Misri Gunj, Khilwath and traffic from Rajanna Bowli towards Lal Darwaza will be diverted towards Ramaswamy gunj.
Likewise, traffic from Kandikal Gate will not be allowed towards Lal Darwaza and diverted towards Gowlipura and vehicles from Balagunj will be diverted towards Nehru Statue Nagulchinta Junction.
Traffic from Uppuguda and Chatrinaka will be diverted towards Moghalpura police station and traffic from Meer-ka-Daira and Moghalpura will be diverted towards Moghalpura Water Tank
Officials said vehicles from Charminar main road from Asra Hospital side and Moghalpura Water Tank will be diverted towards Bibi Bazaar and traffic from Bhavani Nagar will be diverted towards Alijah Kotla.
Likewise, traffic from Moghalpura towards Charminar via Sardar Mahal Road will be towards Hafiz Danka Mosque via Sri Gayatri College and Alijha Kotla and traffic from Yakutpura will be diverted towards Miralam Mandi and Alijha Kotla road.
Traffic from Purani Haveli will be diverted at Lakkad Kote ”X” -Roads towards APAT Junction or Dar-ul-Shifa and vehicles from Fateh Darwaza will be diverted towards Khilwath Road.
The Traffic Police said vehicles from Khilwath Road or Moosabowli will be diverted towards Khilwat Play ground or Moosa Bowli and vehicles from Ghansi Bazaar diverted towards Chelapura.
Likewise, traffic from Puranapul and Moosabowli will be diverted towards Bhoolaxmi Temple- Begum Bazar and Chatri and traffic from Gowliguda and Siddiamber Bazaar will be diverted towards Muslimjung Bridge via Osmania General Hospital back side road along the Musi River or Shivaji Bridge.
The Main Road between Madina X Roads to Engine Bowli, via Gulzar House -Charminar monument, Charminar Bus Terminal, Himmatpura, Nagulchinta, Aliabad will be closed for traffic till the culmination of the processions.
Vehicles from the Aliabad side have to park opposite to the Post Office, Shalibanda in single line on the main road and those coming from Hari Bowli can park at Arya Maidan and Alka Theatre open place.
Likewise vehicles from Chatrinaka shall park near Sri Venkateswaa Temple, Laxmi Nagar, Saraswathi Vidyanikethan, Govt. Jr. Collage, Falaknuma and near Pattar-ki-darga and vehicles from Moosabowli and Mirchowk shall park at Charminar Bus Terminal.
RTC buses will not be allowed towards Charminar, Falaknuma and Nayapool side and will be stopped at old CBS, Afzalgunj, Darulshifa X Roads and Engine Bowli and take alternate routes open to them.