THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Traffic restrictions will be place in the city from Tuesday noon in view of the Ganesholsavam procession. The floats carrying the idols of Ganesha which are part of the procession coming from various places will end their procession in front of the Pazhavangady Ganapathy temple and a procession will be taken out from Pazhavangady to Shanghumugham for immersing the idols in the sea.
The floats coming from Neyyattinkara side should reach MG Road via Padmavilasam Road through Thakaraparamabu flyover while the floats from Vizhinjam side should reach Pazhavangady junction via Inchakkal, West Fort, Padmavilasam Road. Meanwhile, the floats from Attingal side should reach Pazhavangady via Inchakkal, West Fort, SP Fort Hospital and Padmavilasam Road, while floats from Nedumangad side should reach Pazhavangady via Thampanoor, overbridge, Ganapathy temple, Vettimurichakotta and Padmavilasom Road.
Vehicle movement will be completely restricted at the west region of East Fort as the major portion of the procession will be taken out at East Fort. The KSRTC buses starting from East Fort should proceed to Killipplalam via Attakulangara. The vehicles coming from Manacaud, Attakulangara, Kothalam to East Fort should be diverted to Killipalam. The vehicles heading to East Fort from Killippalam should pick and drop the passengers at Attakulangara.
The vehicles from Inchakkal to East Fort will be diverted via West Fort through Thakaraparambu flyover, while the vehicles from MG Road and Thampanoor should proceed in the normal route through the east track. The entry of heavy vehicles is restricted in the city as there would be traffic congestion during the procession. The vehicles will also be prevented from entering Vettimurachukotta.