Kolkata : Bengali Durga Puja has been recognized by UNESCO. This time the joy of Puja is a little extra In celebration of international recognition, the colorful procession will begin shortly This colorful procession will start from Jorasanko by 2 pm. It will end at Red Road. Mamata Banerjee said, this procession will pass through seven wards of Kolkata city. Seats are arranged for guests on Red Road. According to Lalbazar sources, Kolkata Police Special Commissioner Damayanti Sen will be in charge of the entire security.
Several roads will be closed on Thursday for the march. There will be traffic control on some roads There will be 55 police pickets on the procession route. 21 important roads of the city are being diverted.
Traffic and parking will be controlled on all roads after 12 noon
Bhupen Bose Avenue
BB Ganguly Street
Rani Rasmani Avenue
Jawaharlal Nehru Road
Esplanade Road East
Central Avenue South will be completely closedThe road to the east Traffic will be open on the northbound lanes of Central Avenue, but traffic will be partially controlled on this road for some time due to the march. Chittaranjan Avenue will be closed to traffic from 9 am to 3 pm. Vehicles will be diverted towards Shyambazar Panchmatha junction. The vehicle should go through APC Road, AGC Bose Road. According to Lalbazar sources, the Howrah direction of Central Avenue will be open. Part of Acharya Prafullachandra Roy Road and Acharya Jagdishchandra Bose Road will remain open for Sealdah bound vehicles.
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Police Security at UNESCO Procession:
3 thousand additional police.
1 Special Commissioner Security.
22 DC, 40 AC.
Girish Park to Darina Crossing 55 pickets.
6 Joint Commissioners
3 Quick Response Teams,
9 PCR vans
11 Heavy Radio Flying Squads
(Reporting by Abir Ghoshal and Biswajit Saha)
Published by:Rachana Majumder
First published: September 01, 2022, 10:40 IST
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Tags: Durga Puja 2022, Traffic Rules