Traffic police advice people to avoid the above routes (marked in red) when Prime Minister visits Hyderabad on April 8 Saturday. The roads marked in black have been closed to public. (Hyderabad city police)d
HYDERABAD: In view of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Hyderabad on Saturday to flag off the Vande Bharat Express at Secunderabad and address a public meeting at Parade Ground, Secunderabad, the Hyderabad police has imposed restrictions on general traffic from 9 am to 2.30 pm
Police advised commuters to avoid Monappa (Rajiv Gandhi statue) circle, Greenlands, Prakashnagar, Rasoolpura, CTO, Plaza crossroads, SBI, YMCA, St John’s Rotary, Sangeet crossroads, Alugaddabavi, Mettuguda, Chilkalguda, Brooke Bond Colony, Tivoli crossroads, Balamrai, Sweekar Upkaar, Secunderabad Club, Trimulgherry, Tadbund and Central Point junctions.
For general traffic, roads from Tivoli crossroads to Plaza crossroads, SBH crossroads to Sweekar Upkar junction will be closed.
Police advised those travelling from the Secunderabad station to start early. Entry to the station from Platform 10 on the Chilkalguda side would be restricted. All passengers are to enter the station from the main entrance leading to Platform No. 1.
Police advised commuters to not use roads from Secunderabad station to Patny, Paradise junction, Begumpet and Punjagutta due to congestion.
Since vehicle movement would be restricted from St John’s rotary, Sangeet junction, Rathifile T-junction and Chilkalguda junction, rail passengers were requested to use the road via Clock Tower, Passport Office, Regimental Bazar Main Road to reach the station.
Further, traffic to and from the Secunderabad railway for railway passengers would be diverted from Punjagutta via Khairatabad junction, IMAX rotary, Telugu Talli flyover, Lower Tank Bund road, RTC, Musheerabad and Chilkalguda crossroads.
From the station, traffic would be diverted via Old Gandhi crossroads, Monda Market, Ghasmandi, Bible House, Karbala Maidan, and Tank Bund. Another route would be via Clock Tower, Patny, Bible House, Karbala Maidan, and Tank Bund.
Vehicles from Uppal towards Punjagutta were directed to travel via Ramanthapur, Amberpet, Himayatnagar, and Khairatabad junctions. Police advised commuters to not use the road via Tarnaka and Rail Nilayam due to heavy congestion.
Traffic from Tarnaka, Mettuguda towards Panjagutta, Ameerpet will be diverted at Sangeet crossroads towards Chilkalguda, Musheerabad, Kavadiguda, Lower Tank Bund, Iqbal Minar, Lakdikapul. Traffic from Panjagutta and Ameerpet towards Tarnaka and Uppal will be diverted at Panjagutta towards Khairatabad, Iqbal Minar, Telugu Talli flyover, Lower Tank Bund, Kavadiguda, Musheerabad, Chilkalguda rotary and Mettuguda.
Traffic from Medchal and Balanagar towards Secunderabad will be diverted at Bowenpally crossroads towards Dairy Farm road, Holy Family Church, Trimulgherry, RK Puram, Neredmet, Malkajgiri, Mettuguda.
Traffic from Karkhana and Trimulgherry towards SBH-Patny will be diverted at Trimulgherry crossroads towards RK Puram, Neredmet, Malkajgiri and Mettuguda
Motorists heading to and from the Karimnagar Highway (Rajiv Rahadhari) to Amerpeet were advised to use the ORR to enter at Shameerpet Gate 7 and exit at Medchal Gate 6 and take the road via Kompally, Suchitra, Balanagar, Moosapet, Erragadda, SR Nagar. Towards Uppal, they are advised to exit at Keesara ORR Gate (8), then take the road via Kushaiguda, ECIL, Moula Ali and Nacharam.
Public coming from Karimnagar can take the route via AS Rao Nagar, ECIL, Moula Ali and Tarnaka to enter the city. Motorists were advised to avoid Trimulgherry crossroads, JBS road and instead use the ORR to enter at Gachibowli, Patancheru, Medchal, Keesara and Ghatkesar.
Parking arrangements for the public meeting
From Karimnagar, Rajanna Sircilla, Peddapalli, Jagtiya, Mancherial districts via Rajiv Rahadhari: Dhobi ghat via Shamirpet, Trimulgherry crossroads, Bowenpally market, Diamond Point.
From Adilabad, Nirmal, Nizamabad and Kamareddy districts via Medchal, Suchitra, Bowenpally crossroads and Tadbun: Bison Polo Ground
From Medak and Sangareddy districts via Kukatpally, Jeedimetla, Balanagar, Bowenpally crossroads and Tadbun: Bison Polo Ground
From Ranga Reddy, Nagarkurnool districts and Achampet via Tukkuguda, Pahadishareef, Chandrayangutta, LB Nagar, Uppal and Tarnaka: RRC grounds.
From Nalgonda, Khammam and Suryapet districts via Hayatnagar, LB Nagar, Nagole, Uppal and Tarnaka: RRC grounds.
From erstwhile Warangal districts and Yadadri Bhongir district via Ghatkesar, Uppal and Tarnaka: RRC grounds.
From Karimnagar, Rajanna Sircilla, Peddapalli, Jagtiyal and Mancherial districts: Cantonment Park ground (near JBS) and) Cantonment Picket Depot.
From Ranga Reddy, Mahbubnagar, Vikarabad districts and those coming from Hitec City, Madhapur, SR Nagar, Panjagutta and Tank Bund: PVNR Marg (Necklace Road).