Bengalureans, Check Out The Bengaluru Traffic Advisory Ahead Of PM Modi’s Visit

by Tejashee Kashyap
Bengalureans, Check Out The Bengaluru Traffic Advisory Ahead Of PM Modi’s Visit

The traffic in Bengaluru is notorious for its gridlock and congestion, with long queues of vehicles and chaotic traffic flow that can be frustrating for commuters and travellers alike. Ahead of Karnataka polls, a massive 36-mile mega roadshow in Bengaluru will be led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on May 6 and 7. The roadshow, which is scheduled for this coming Saturday, would be divided into two segments and go across Bengaluru Central and Bengaluru South Lok Sabha seats. In the wake of the event, now Bengaluru traffic police have issued an advisory.

Bengaluru Traffic: The Roads To Avoid

According to the advisory, commuters are recommended to stay away from the following routes from Friday from 5 to 7 p.m to avoid Bengaluru traffic:

  • Old Airport Road
  • Cambridge Layout Road
  • 100 Feet Road
  • ASC Centre
  • Trinity Circle
  • MG Road
  • Webbs Junction
  • Manipal Centre
  • Dickenson Road
  • Cubbon Road
  • BRV Junction
  • Raj Bhavan Road

The Bengaluru Traffic Police has advised drivers to take other alternative routes.

Route Of The Roadshow

There’s a big 36 km long mega roadshow happening on May 6 and 7 for the BJP. Along with other BJP leaders, PM Modi will direct the roadshow for the Karnataka Assembly election on May 10.

According to MoneyControl, this supposed rally is now going to take place over two days. PM Modi will travel 10.1 kilometres in the first segment of the massive roadshow from 11 am to 1 pm on May 06. And then, traverse a distance of 26.5 km during the second part, which will take place in the evening from 4 pm to 10 pm on May 07.

Starting on Suranjan Das Road, the first segment of the roadshow will travel to New Thippasandra Road, 12th Main Road, ESI Hospital, Domlur, MG Road, and the Brigade Road War Memorial.

The second leg of the race will start at 4 p.m. in Bengaluru South and will pass through Bommanahalli, Jayanagar, Basavanagudi, Padmanabha Nagar, Chamarajpet, Chikpet, Mahalakshmi Layout, Govind Raj Nagar, Vijaya Nagar, Malleshwaram, and Rajaji Nagar.

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Earlier, PM Modi conducted a 5.3-mile tour on April 29 in Bengaluru, stopping at a number of areas including Magadi Road, Nice Road Junction, and Sumanahalli.

Which alternative routes will you be taking to avoid this Bengaluru traffic? Let us know in the comments!

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