Udupi: There will be traffic diversions in view of the Paryaya procession on January 17 and 18.
According to a press release issued by deputy commissioner Dr R Vishal, the following changes will be in force in the city from 9:00 am on January 17 to 9:00 am on January 18.
All vehicles coming from Mangaluru and Ambalpady side should use the National Highway 66-Karavali Junction-Bannanje Road to enter the city. Vehicles moving from Udupi to Mangaluru and Kundapur should use Bannanje-Karavali Junction Road.
All vehicles coming Karkala to Udupi should drop passengers in Manipal. During these Two days buses coming from Karkala are banned from entering Udupi City. All vehicles from Malpe, Santhekatte, Brahmavar and Kundapur should use the National Highway 66-Karavali Junction-Bannanje Road to enter Udupi City and Serivice Bus-stands. All buses moving from Mangaluru to Mumbai should use Balaipade – Ambalpadi – Karavali Junction.
The movement of vehicles have been banned in Swagatha Gopura, Kinnimulki, Govinda Kalyana Mantapa, Jodukatte, Lions Circle, Daina Junction, Mithra Junction, Ideal Junction, Court Road, Thenkupete Road, K M Marg, Hanuman Circle, Sanskrith College Junction, Kanakadas Road, Badagupet Road, Chittaranjan Circle, Mithra Hospital Road, LVT Thenkupet Temple Road, Harishchandra Road to Vidyodaya School, Kalsanka to Rajangana Parking area, Katte Acharya to Car street.
People attending the Paryaya festival should park their vehicles at the Board High School ground, MGM College Ground, PPC College grounds, Christian High School grounds, Christian PU College grounds, St Cecily School grounds, Vivekananda School grounds, UBMC Higher primary School grounds, Government Composite High school grounds Ajjarkad, J T S School grounds, North School grounds, Beedinagudde grounds, Royal Garden grounds, Adi Udupi higher primary School grounds, Volakadu School grounds and Anantheshwara English medium School ground.
Parking of Vehicles at Woodland Hotel and behind the Pejawar Math is also banned from January 6 to January 31.