Traffic curbs for Bonalu in Old City
Hyderabad: The Hyderabad city traffic police has imposed traffic restrictions on the roads at Charminar, Mirchowk, Falaknuma and Bahadurpura for the Lal Darwaza Mahankali Bonalu to be held on Sunday and Monday.
Road closures were scheduled at the main road between Madina Crossroads and Engine Bowli via Gulzar Houz, Charminar, Charminar bus terminal, Himmatpura, Nagulchinta and Aliabad till the conclusion of Bonalu processions. As per the advisory, traffic would be diverted at the New Shamsheergunj T junction towards Goshala, Tadban or Goshala Misri Gunj; Khilwath, Pathar-ki-Dargah lane towards Ramaswamy Gunj; Old Chatrinaka PS Y-junction towards Gowlipura; Laxmi Devi pan shop towards Nehru statue, Nagulchinta Junction; and the road from Balraj Jewellers, Gowlipura crossroads, towards Moghalpura police station.
Traffic would also be diverted on the routes from Hari Bowli crossroads and Asra Hospital towards Moghalpura water tank, Bibi Bazaar crossroads towards Alijah Kotla (Miralam Mandi road); Chowk Maidan Khan towards Hafiz Danka Mosque and Arman Hotel via Sri Gayatri College and Alijah Kotla.
The road from Etebar Chowk towards Mir Alam Mandi and Alijah Kotla road, Lakkadkote crossroads towards APAT Junction or Dar-ul-Shifa; Salarjung Museum road-SJ Rotary towards Purani Haveli road; Shivaji Bridge and Chaderghat; Fateh Darwaza to Himmatpura crossroads would be closed.
The Volga Hotel T-Junction-Khilwath road, Laad Bazaar-Motigalli T-junction stretch, Khilwat Playground or Moosa Bowli, Mitte-Ke-Sher (Sher-e-Batul Kaman) towards Ghansi Bazaar and Chelapura, Nayapul-High Court Gate No. 1 along the Musi River, Muslim Jung Bridge towards Bhoolaxmi temple, Begum Bazaar, Chatri, Afzalgunj towards Muslim Jung Bridge via the road behind Osmania General Hospital along the Musi River or Shivaji Bridge would also be closed.
Parking places have been allotted at Devi Plywood opposite Shalibanda post office; Alka theatre; Arya Vyshya mandir; VDP School Ground and Mithra Sports Club; Apsara Menaka Talkies; Sree Venkateswara temple, Laxminagar, Saraswathi Vidyanikethan; Govt Junior College, Falaknuma; Phoolbagh Chaman ground near Patthar ki Dargah; Charminar bus terminal and Delhi Gate. Buses will not be allowed towards Charminar, Falaknuma and Nayapul and will be terminated at old CBS, Afzalgunj, Darulshifa crossroads and Engine Bowli or allowed via alternative routes, traffc police said.