The traffic control branch of Pune city police has informed that a few roads in the city will be closed for vehicular movement while traffic will be diverted on few other for a few hours due to the Bahujan Kranti Morcha on Sunday. As per a press release issued by Deputy Commissioner of Police (traffic) Pravin Mundhe, some of the routes will be close from 7 am till the time Morcha finishes on Sunday.
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It is stated that Bolai chowk to Pune Station (Sassoon Road), Bolai chowk to Sadhu Vaswani Statue (Finance Road), Bolai Chowk to Dr Ambedkar statue (Moledina Rod), General Post Office to Bolai chowk, Power House to Banerjee chowk (Mudliyar road), Kirad chowk to SBI chowk (Church Road), Nehru Memorial Hall to Jehangir chowk (Sadhu Vaswani Road) would be closed for vehicular movement during morcha.
Dorabjee Mall to Mangaldas chowk, SBI house to Blue Nile Hotel (Tarapore Road), Southern Command Signal to Sadhu Vaswani Statute (Manekshaw Meha Road), Circuit House chowk to Alankar cinema hall (General Vaidya Road), Quarter Gate chowk to Sant Kabir chowk on Lakshmi Road, Quarter Gate chowk to Kadar chowk, Nehru Memorial Hall to J J Garden will also be shut down for traffic on Sunday.
Stretch from RTO junction to Bolai chowk, Sancheti hospital to Shahir Amar Shaikh chowk, Quarter Gate to Shantai Hotel (Dam Road), Apollo Cinema Hall to Power house, would be closed for vehicular traffic.
Police said that traffic will be diverted on alternate routes. Traffic police have appealed the citizens to co-operate and follow the changes.
The morcha will being from Sambhaji Mahararaj statue near Garware bridge around 11 am and end at the Council Hall junction. After starting from the Sambhaji Mahararaj statue, the morcha will pass via Khandojibaba chowk to Tilak chowk to Laxmi Road to Sant Kabir chowk to Power house to Nehru Memoria Hall to Dr Ambedkar statute in Pune Camp to Iskon Temple to reach Council Hall.