Nashik : The city traffic branch has diverted traffic on old Agra Road for ten days due navratrotsav and fair of Goddess Kalika. Citizens should take note of this change and follow it, urged DCP Shrikrishna Kokate.
The navratrotsav is beginning from today (Sept. 21). The fair of Goddess Kalika is also beginning. Lakhs of devotees come to take darshan of the Goddess. Considering this, entry for vehicles has been banned on this route for ten days, except 12 pm to 3 pm. Traffic on the stretch from Mumbai Naka to Gadkari Chowk signal has been diverted. This change has been made to prevent traffic jam and rush. All types of traffic passing through Goddess Kalika temple area has been banned for the period September 21 to 30. The changes on this route has been made from 5 am to 12 pm and 3 pm to 12 am.
The entry for all types of vehicles, trucks, ST buses, two-wheelers and other vehicles has been barred from Modak signal to hotel Sandip corner; from residence of the Municipal Commissioner to groundwater survey office, Chandak Circle to hotel Sandip and Mahamarg bus stand to hotel Sandip.
The vehicles heading to Nashik Road from Modak Chowk signal can proceed via Khadkali signal and Dwarka circle, whereas vehicles heading to New Nashik can proceed through service road via Mumbai Naka. Light vehicles which are entering the city from Mumbai Naka will come to the city via Mahamarg bus stand, Tupsakhare lawns, Chandak Circle and Bhavani Circle.
The vehicles heading to Satpur and Ambad from the city, will proceed via Dwarka Circle and Garware T-point. The heavy vehicles heading to Panchavati via Dwarka Circle will proceed via Kannamwar bridge, Santosh T-point and Rasbihari school.
The vehicles coming to Gadkari Chowk from Sarda Circle will proceed further through N D Patel Road, Kitkat wine shop square and via Modak signal. Nashikites should take note of these changes and should provide their cooperation, DCP Kokate urged further.