Hyderabad: A day after minister for municipal administration and urban development (MA&UD) K. T. Rama Rao responded to a twitter query regarding curbs on traffic movement on Tank Bund during Sunday, the Hyderabad traffic police came up with an action plan.
The traffic police are experimenting to implement restrictions on Tank Bund route starting from Sunday (August 29) so that visitors can enjoy the beautiful view of Tank Bund.
Briefing the media about traffic restrictions on Tank Bund, Hyderabad city police commissioner said, "Following the request from the minister for urban development, we are imposing traffic restrictions in the coming Sunday. Accordingly, we will ensure citizens enjoy the scenic view of Tank Bund."
Explaining the traffic restrictions on Tank Bund, deputy commissioner of police (traffic) L. S. Chauhan said, "Coming Sunday, we will impose restrictions on the movement of vehicles and divert traffic from 5 am to 10 pm to either Lower Tank Bund or Necklace Road. After 10 pm, there won't be any restrictions."
He further added, “We will ensure there is 200 meters parking space on both the sides of Tank Bund. From Ambedkar statue, we will divert traffic to Lower Tank Bund and ensure 200 meters of parking space for visitors of Tank Bund. On the other side, we will divert the traffic at the sailing club and ensure a 200 meters parking area till the children's park.”
“Depending on the response from visitors and commuters, we will improve the plan,” said Chauhan....