St Mary's Feast: City police ban sale of liquor

All liquor shops, bars and bar and restaurants will remain closed from 6 am to 10 pm on Wednesday in Commercial Street, Shivajinagar and Bharathinagar police limits.

Police Commissioner Shankar Bidari took a decision to ban the sale of liquor based on the report submitted by DCP (East Division) Chandra Shekar that miscreants are likely to create law and order problem by participating in the procession in an inebriated condition.

One lakh devotees

Nearly one lakh devotees are expected to attend the procession which will pass through M K Street, Russel Market, Shivaji Road, Broadway Road and Noronha Road.

Traffic restrictions

The City traffic police have imposed following traffic restrictions in view of annual St Mary's Feast on September 8 at Shivajinagar.

These restrictions will be in effect from 1 pm on September to 8 to 9 am on September 9.

 Vehicles entry barred on these roads

 - Jyothi Café Circle towards Russel Market vice versa on Meenakshi Koil Street
- Broadway Road junction with Cockburn Road towards Russel Market vice versa
- Dharmaraja Koil Street from its junction with Old Poor House road towards Russel
Market Taj Circle
- Seppings Road and Arunac- halam Mudaliar Road junction towards Russel Market
- B R V Junction towards Shivajinagar bus stand, south to north including BMTC buses
- Balekundri Circle towards Shivajinagar bus stand, from west to east including BMTC buses

No parking Zones:

- Russel Market surroundings 
- Broadway Road
- Meenakshi Koil Street
- Central Street
- Shivaji Road
- Cunningham Road in between Balekundri Circle and Wockhard Hospital
- Union Street
- Parking Zones
- Kamaraja Road parking lot
- Main Guard cross road opp Safina Plaza
- Inside Cubbon Park - Kings Road
- Jasma Bhavan Road
- BRV Parade Ground

Bus stop zones:

- Bus stops have been provided at the following places for convenience of commuters of BMTC buses
- Towards Ulsoor, Hoskote, Domlur, K R Puram, Marathahalli, Varthur, White Field, Kadugodi and O M Road at Cubbon Road between K R Road Cubbon Road junction
- Towards Jayanagar, K H Road, Hosur Road, Koramangala and Bannerghatta at Cubbon Road between B R V Junction to CTO Circle
- Towards KBS, Vijayanagar, Malleswaram, Rajajinagar, City Market and  Mysore Road at Balekundri Circle (near by Parsi Temple)
- J C Nagar, R T Nagar, Yeshwanathapura, Peenya, Hebbala, Yelahanka, Jalahalli,
Tannery Road, Nagavar, Banasawadi, Lingarajapuram, Ramamurthynagar at Cunningham roads near Workdardt hospital

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