Mumbai Traffic Police Announces Travel Restrictions Ahead Of Mahaparinirvan Divas

Mahaparinirvan Divas
by Shreya Ghosh 158

If you are from Mumbai, we have some important news to share. Mumbai Traffic Police recently shared an advisory for Mumbaikars. They issued some travel rules and restrictions as the ‘City of Dreams’ will observe the Mahaparinirvan Divas on 6 December, Tuesday. The diversions will mostly be for vehicular movement in Dadar and some nearby places. Read till the last to know all about the restrictions.

Mumbai Will Implement 3-Day Traffic Curbs From Tomorrow

Due to Mahaparinirvan Divas, the traffic police have already issued various diversions and restrictions to avoid congestion and inconvenience for commuters so they can follow proper traffic flow from 5 December. Here is the tweet by Mumbai traffic police linked below.

A huge number of people visit Chaitya Bhoomi in Dadar on this day and the traffic police issued restrictions keeping the location in mind. It is expected that many people will gather here to observe the 66th death anniversary of BR Ambedkar. Starting on 5 December, the travel restrictions will be followed till midnight of 7 December, Wednesday.

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What Are The Restrictions?

  1. No vehicles will be allowed on Kataria Road from LJ Road to Aasavari Junction.
  2. Traffic movement will be restricted on Dnyaneshwar Mandir Road, Jambhekar Maharaj Road, Keluskar Road North, Keluskar Road South, MB Raut Road, and Rande Road.
  3. Starting from Siddhivinayak temple junction, Veer Savarkar Road will not allow vehicles till Hinduja Hospital.
  4. One-way traffic will be allowed on the Northbound arm of SK Bole Road from Siddhivinayak junction to the Portuguese Church junction.
  5. Parking will not be allowed on
  • Dnyaneshwar Mandir Road
  • MB Raut Road
  • Ranade Road
  • Keluskar Road North
  • Keluskar Road South
  • Veer Savarkar Road

6. Any kind of movement of heavy vehicles is not allowed on

  • Gokhale Road
  • LJ road
  • Senapati Bapat Road
  • SVS Road
  • Tilak bridge to NC Kelkar Road.

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What Is Mahaparinirvan Divas?

On 6 December, people celebrate Mahaparinirvan Divas in wake of the death anniversary of Dr B R Ambedkar. Every year this day is observed to mark his death anniversary.

Mumbaikars, keep all these directions and restrictions in mind till 7 December to avoid any sort of inconvenience on road.

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