Visitors didn’t find many activities and barring a few families, the stretch was relatively crowd-free.
The last few Sundays saw a fun-filled Tank Bund, jampacked with visitors from all over the city.
After the idea was floated, netizens asked the government to improve the facilities at this Old City heritage spot.
Professional artistes performed the traditional Garba and Dandiya dances as the public enjoyed other cultural programmes.
People also enjoyed the delicacies, particularly the kebabs and bakery items from Old City eateries.
The Sunday-Funday event organised on the traffic-free Tank Bund road last week had received a tremendous response, with hundreds of citizens thronging the area to enjoy the weekend.
A carnival-like atmosphere prevailed on the Tank Bund Road during the ‘Sunday Funday’ with thousands of people gathering on the stretch and enjoying the evening.
After the Ganesh idol immersion halted the Sunday-Funday for residents in the past week, the authorities have planned for a number of activities and performances for the visitors to enjoy.
The decorative cast iron railing was protected as a temporary iron railing was fixed to protect it from getting damaged by devotees or the static cranes that were installed for immersion of idols.
With devotees too making merry after immersion of Ganesh idols, a carnival like atmosphere prevailed at Tank Bund on the day.
The Tank Bund road is set to become more lively on Sundays with the State government planning a multitude of programmes to provide more facilities at the popular hangout spot.
The move to make one of the most popular spots in the city free from traffic from 5 pm to 10 pm on Sundays has turned out to be a hit.
Minister of Education Sabitha Indra Reddy said when schools and colleges were shut down during the pandemic, digital classes were conducted in Telangana, unlike anywhere else in the country.
The Hyderabad civic body has planned 122 static cranes and 208 mobile cranes at different lakes, tanks and baby ponds.
Residents laud move to bar traffic movement from 5 pm to 10 pm.