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Hyderabad: Sunday night turned out to be fairly a testing finish to the weekend with those that ventured out dealing with extreme inconvenience in view of the site visitors restrictions imposed forward of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s public assembly at Parade Grounds.
To facilitate the gathering, the Visitors Police imposed restrictions between 2 pm and 10 pm, with restrictions being in place on a number of roads proper from the HICC in Madhapur to Secunderabad Parade Grounds and environment with a number of VVIPs taking the route to achieve the assembly venue. Besides these going to the assembly, most people weren’t allowed to make use of the route.
The site visitors police additionally closed the route between Tivoli crossroads and Plaza crossroads for the general public and suggested motorists to keep away from roads in a 3 kilometre radius of Parade Grounds.
The ever busy MG Highway, RP Highway and SD Highway in Secunderabad had been completely out of bounds for normal site visitors from afternoon. Residents staying in colonies across the Parade Grounds had been the worst affected with the police barricading their colony roads. These staying at Prashanthnagar, Prakashnagar, Begumpet, Rasoolpura, Sindhi colony and different areas additionally confronted issues.
“Folks actually parked their automobiles in a haphazard method in colonies additionally. Visitors police authorities had been of little assist,” complained Yeshwanth, a resident of Rasoolpura.
Visitors slowdowns had been witnessed close to the Secunderabad railway station, Jubilee Bus Station, Tank Bund, Khairatabad, Greenlands and different various routes too.
Passengers certain for the Secunderabad Railway Station from Punjagutta, Ameerpet and different western areas of the town discovered it robust to achieve the station. “Not solely did now we have to shell out extra money, nevertheless it took round two hours for us to go from MS Maktha to Secunderabad railway station,” complained Gopal Rao, who needed to catch a prepare to Visakhapatnam.
TSRTC buses had been additionally diverted. “The journey distance elevated and we had been pressured to sit down within the bus for an extended time. Some buses had been terminated at Punjagutta and Secunderabad because the alternate route was very lengthy and there have been site visitors slowdowns at a number of locations,” complained a passenger.
The site visitors police mentioned round 1,000 site visitors and legislation & order policemen had been deployed to streamline site visitors. “There have been points in some locations resulting from numerous causes. Well timed reinforcements of site visitors policemen to the affected areas helped to a significant extent,” a senior site visitors police official mentioned.