Adivasi Mela 2018: Traffic advisory issued

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police today issued advisory alerting commuters about congestion-vulnerable areas and restrictions imposed on traffic movements during the annual Tribal Fair (Adivasi Mela), which will begin at the Exhibition Ground in Bhubaneswar from Friday. As per the advisory, people have been asked to avoid the direct route to the Housing Board chhak from […]

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Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police today issued advisory alerting commuters about congestion-vulnerable areas and restrictions imposed on traffic movements during the annual Tribal Fair (Adivasi Mela), which will begin at the Exhibition Ground in Bhubaneswar from Friday.

As per the advisory, people have been asked to avoid the direct route to the Housing Board chhak from Ram Mandir area.

During the 15-day-long state-level event, which will remain open for visitors from 4 pm to 10 pm; people who want to go to Housing Board chhak from the Janpath road, will have to take left from Kendriya Vidyalaya No. 1 near Ram Mandir Chhak and take the road to Unit-9 to reach the State Secretariat. However, vehicles on emergency duties would be allowed to take the direct route, the advisory read.

If anyone found violating the guidelines, a fine of Rs 500-Rs 1000 will be levied, the advisory warned.

Earlier, the venue of the tribal fair was shifted to the Exhibition Ground owing to traffic congestion and parking issues.