Kolkata Police issues traffic advisory ahead of PM Modi’s mega rally today; Check details here

  • Kolkata Traffic Police issued an advisory ahead of PM Modi's roadshow on May 28 and 29. The advisory states that the movement of all types of goods vehicles will be restricted in some regions of Kolkata on Tuesday and on Wednesday.

Reported By Fareha Naaz
First Published28 May 2024
Kolkata Traffic Police issued an advisory that states movement of all types of goods vehicles will be restricted in some regions of Kolkata from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Tuesday and from 8:00 am to 12:30 pm on Wednesday.
Kolkata Traffic Police issued an advisory that states movement of all types of goods vehicles will be restricted in some regions of Kolkata from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Tuesday and from 8:00 am to 12:30 pm on Wednesday.(PTI)

Kolkata Traffic Police issued a traffic advisory ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mega roadshow in the city on May 28 and May 29. The advisory includes diversions, road closures, and alternative routes to manage the anticipated traffic surge during the event. Modi's visit to West Bengal spans two days, preceding the seventh and final phase of the Lok Sabha elections, scheduled for June 1.

Kolkata Traffic Police posted the notification on social media platform X, formerly twitter.

Also read: Cyclone Remal to hit Bengal today: IMD issues severe warning in THESE states; flights suspended in Kolkata. 10 points

Also read: Kolkata police imposes Section 144 in certain parts of the city from 28 May to 26 July to avoid 'violent demonstrations'

Modi is scheduled to arrive in West Bengal on Tuesday afternoon and will address a public meeting at Ashoknagar in Barasat constituency at 2:30 p.m. According to BJP sources, he will hold another rally in Jadavpur at 4:00 p.m. 

Later in the day, at around 5:55 p.m., he will pay floral tribute to the statue of Subhas Chandra Bose, followed by a 2.5 km-long roadshow in Kolkata.

The advisory states that the movement of all types of goods vehicles will be restricted in some parts of Kolkata from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday and from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday or until the conclusion of PM Modi's visit. Additionally, vehicle parking will be regulated or restricted during these times.

Traffic restrictions

As per the advisory, traffic restrictions on May 28 will be effective on the following routes:

  • 11 Furlong Gate, Khidderpore Road, J&N Island, Red Road, R.R Avenue, Govt. Place East, Esplanade Row East, Esplanade Crossing, C.R Avenue, J.M Avenue, Girish Avenue, K V V Avenue, N K Saha Lane, Udbodhan Lane, Bhupen Bose Avenue, Shyambazar 5point Crossing, Bidhan Sarani, College Street, Aurobinda Sarani, Beadon Street, Vivekananda Road, Girish Park Crossing, B. B Ganguly Street, Lalbazar Street, BBD Bag East, and Old Court House Street.

Also read: From hiring butcher in Dhaka to chopping body into pieces: How Bangladesh MP Anwarul Azim Anar was murdered in Kolkata

Traffic restrictions on May 29 will be effective on the following routes:

  • Raj Bhawan (South) Gate, RR Avenue, Red Road, Jenson & Nicholson Island, Khidderpore Road, and 11 Furlong Gate.

Moreover, Biddhan Sarani will be non-operational for all vehicles from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday. The movement of all types of heavy goods vehicles will be restricted in the vicinity of Raj Bhawan from 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday until 10:00 p.m. on Wednesday.

Catch all the Business News, Market News, Breaking News Events and Latest News Updates on Live Mint. Download The Mint News App to get Daily Market Updates.MoreLess
HomeNewsKolkata Police issues traffic advisory ahead of PM Modi’s mega rally today; Check details here

Most Active Stocks

Indus Towers

329.65
05:41 AM | 19 JUN 2024
-14.25 (-4.14%)

Bharat Electronics

311.45
05:41 AM | 19 JUN 2024
-6.8 (-2.14%)

Tata Steel

179.65
05:41 AM | 19 JUN 2024
-1.5 (-0.83%)

Bandhan Bank

198.15
05:41 AM | 19 JUN 2024
-0.15 (-0.08%)
More Active Stocks

Market Snapshot

  • Top Gainers
  • Top Losers
  • 52 Week High

Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertil

186.70
05:39 AM | 19 JUN 2024
13.35 (7.7%)

Fertilizers & Chemicals Travan

924.20
05:39 AM | 19 JUN 2024
60.05 (6.95%)

360 One Wam

852.95
05:38 AM | 19 JUN 2024
44.1 (5.45%)

Deepak Fertilisers & Petrochemicals Corporation

648.00
05:39 AM | 19 JUN 2024
28.65 (4.63%)
More from Top Gainers

Recommended For You

    More Recommendations

    Gold Prices

    • 24K
    • 22K
    Bangalore
    73,281.00-238.00
    Chennai
    72,711.00-1,095.00
    Delhi
    73,495.00-24.00
    Kolkata
    73,566.00191.00

    Fuel Price

    • Petrol
    • Diesel
    Bangalore
    102.86/L0.00
    Chennai
    100.75/L0.00
    Kolkata
    103.94/L0.00
    New Delhi
    94.72/L0.00
    OPEN IN APP
    HomeMarketsPremiumInstant LoanGet App