August 26, 2009 2:06:53 am
Joint Commissioner of Police Sanjay Barve on Tuesday announced the traffic plan drawn up for Ganesh festival. He said around 24 main roads will be opened for processions accompanying idols and another 46 roads have been identified as one-ways to facilitate smooth traffic during the fest.
Also,as many as 34 roads were made no-parking zones,he said. The traffic police announced a new immersion point near Kirti College at Dadar to ease the traffic near Shivaji Park. As many as 2,874 traffic vehicles will be patrolling the roads till September 3. Also,35 ham radio operators,150 home guards,100 armed police personnel,500 NCC cadets and 300 scouts and guides have been roped in to help the traffic police. A total of 70 ambulances from various trusts and NGOs have also been kept ready.
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