Kanwar Yatra 2019 Route Diversion: Avoid These Routes in Sawan
Advisory issued by Traffic Police regarding slow movement of traffic due to the pedestrian movement of the Kawarias
The holy month of Sawan began with lakhs of devotees going on the Kanwar Yatra to offer the holy water to Lord Shiva. This pilgrimage is done every year in order to seek his blessings.
However, roads can get really crowded during this time of the year and there are often instances of long traffic jams and mishaps on the roads, disrupting the festivity.
Thus, in order to avoid such accidents from happening, Traffic Police of different regions gear up for the event in advance. Every year they make announcements regarding the diversion of traffic on different roads.
Keeping in mind the Kanwariya movement at Kalindi Kunj on 29 July and 30 July 2019, Delhi Traffic Police has issued a traffic advisory and information regarding the diversions to avoid massive traffic jams.
Here is what the official Twitter handle of Delhi Traffic Police had posted:
Apart from this, the Delhi Traffic Police of Delhi has been constantly posting about traffic jams and route diversions to ensure smooth movement of traffic.
The Twitter handle of Ayodhya Police also tweeted pictures of the preparations being done by the Police to ensure safety and hassle-free Kanwar Yatra this year.
The Delhi Traffic Police had earlier issued an advisory regarding which roads would witness slow movement of traffic due to the pedestrian movement of the Kawarias (pilgrims of the Kanwar Yatra). Here is a tweet by their official Twitter handle:
It is advised that you avoid these roads while travelling during the month of Sawan this year.
Traffic Police of Ghaziabad has also given instructions regarding the moment of traffic during Kanwar Yatra. It includes complete diversion of heavy vehicles from 8 am on 22 July 2019, diversion of light vehicles applicable from 8 am on 25 July 2019 to 8 pm on 31 August 2019.
Light weight vehicles travelling to Ghaziabad-Meerut-Haridwar from Delhi will only be able to move in one lane (up lane). They will be completely banned on the route assigned for the Kanwar Yatra.
Apart from this, they have given details for all the routes on which the traffic will be diverted due to Kanwar. The Traffic Police of Ghaziabad have issued a map for the Kanwar Yatra Route 2019.
A list with all the important contact numbers including the District Magistrate, Senior Superintendent of Police, Municipal Commissioner, Chief Medical Officer among several other persons of authority for people to contact in case of any emergencies.
Here is what the official Twitter handle of Ghaziabad Traffic Police had posted:
Director general of the Uttar Pradesh Police, OP Singh, has given assurance that the UP Police would put their best efforts in making the Kanwar Yatra safe and successful.
He urged people to follow all rules and regulations properly in order to have a happy, peaceful Sawan and Kanwar Yatra 2019.
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