HYDERABAD:The city police have introduced traffic regulations in view of the Ganesh idol immersion processions in the city.
Stating that all arrangements are in place, additional commissioner of police (ACP) Traffic, Jitender said that as many as 8,000 idols have already been immersed and the department is expecting another 8,000 idols to be immersed in Hussainsagar lake Sunday.
Explaining the arrangements, he said 21 cranes have been installed at Tank Bund and 10 cranes are set up at NTR Marg for immersion purpose.
Ganesh idol processions will reach Hussainsagarfrom nine different routes. One procession will start from Kesavagiri via and will pass through Aliabad, Chandrayanagutta, Falaknuma, Charminar, Afzalgunz, Abids, Mojamzahi Market, Basheerbgah, Liberty and reach lake. Another route starts from Uppal, Amberpet, OU campus, RTC cross roads and reach Hussan sagar,” he said.
Idols procession from Saidabad will pass through Nalgonda cross roads, Malakpet, Chaderghat, via Mojamzahi Market and reach Lake, procession starts from Begumpet, via Rasoolpura, Minister road, KIMS hospital and to reach lake, procession starts from Khairatabad via Lakdikapul, Telephone Bhavan and reach Hussain Sagar lake.
Traffic police requested to start the processions early and finish the programme early and to conduct the same without causing traffic snarls. If immersion of idols is delay, it will continue till Monday afternoon. Employees who have to attend work on Monday should take alternative routes as traffic police have blocked arterial roads.