In the wake of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s visit to Kochi for Emerging Kerala programme, traffic restrictions have been announced in several parts of the city on Wednesday and Thursday.
Vehicular movement will be restricted at Thoppumpady, Willingdon Island, Vathurthy area, Kundannoor, Thevara Road, Durbar Hall Road, Park Avenue Road, Shanmugham Road and DCC Junction as the Prime Minister will travel through these roads for participating in various programmes in the next two days. There is restriction for parking vehicles at these roads from Wednesday morning to Thursday afternoon.
The police have imposed restriction in parking of vehicles on these roads. Any vehicle seen parked at these places would be seized.
During the restricted hours, people from West Kochi will have to go through Eda Kochi, Aroor and Vyttila to enter the city. They can also use the ferry service to reach Vypeen. From there they can take the Container Road to reach Kalamassery and Edappally.
Parking for Dignitaries
Guests coming for Emerging Kerala programme at Le Meridien Hotel can park their vehicles in Hotel Crown Plaza compound opposite Le Meridien Hotel, Nettoor vegetable
market compound, Madavana Fisheries College ground and Palm Fibre compound, near Aroor toll booth. The guests for the Metro Rail inauguration programme will have to park their vehicles on Abraham Madamakal Road in front of the CMFRI and on Chathiyath road.
Those coming for the programme at Fine Arts Hall can use DH Grounds and Ernakulathappan Ground to park their vehicles.