On Wednesday night, the ORR was jam-packed with lakhs of vehicles stuck for hours together in bumper-to-bumper traffic.
Rain, Ganesha immersion, long weekend, bandh factors drown Mahadevapura in traffic.
Sources said that the Centre is likely to take over the project and spend the entire amount needed for the construction of the ORR.
Srisailam forest section officer V Narasimhulu said that there was no threat to the devotees as the leopard was spotted in the forest zone.
In a meeting held on Monday, CM Pinarayi Vijayan told NHAI officials that the state will not be able to bear the cost of the proposed service roads.
The expansion plans aim to develop and decongest Hyderabad to accommodate a projected population increase of one crore in and around ORR limits.
ORR is being conceived as a high-growth corridor with sustainable levels of density.
The speculation that the state government scrapped the link road arose after the NHAI called the tender for the ORR, excluding the project.
This, according to the petitioner, could lead to substantial financial losses for the State.
Earlier, there were reports that the government would give ‘market value’ for the properties.
According to sources, the outer ring road is being conceived by the government as a high-growth corridor with sustainable levels of density.
The cycling tracks on the Outer Ring Road (ORR) were removed due to metro work.