Traffic changes in Nashik Road for Eid procession
Eid-e-Milad which is known to be one of the most important festivals marks the birthday of Prophet Mohammad who is referred to as the Messenger of God in Islam. This year, the observance of the day has begun from the evening of 9 November (Saturday) to continue till today evening – 10 November (Sunday).
Ahead of a procession, to be taken out on the occasion of Eid-e-Milad today, the traffic police have made certain changes in vehicular traffic at Nashik Road. The changes in the traffic will be in force today only between 7 am and 4 pm.
The procession will start from Gosaviwadi to proceed via Subhash road, Ambedkar statue, Shivaji statue, Bytco chowk, MG road, Satkar point, Deolali chowki, Vihitgaon, Deolaligaon, Gandhi statue, Sane Guruji road and Gadekar Mala before culminating at Deolaligaon.
A notification in the change in traffic has been issued by dy commissioner (traffic branch) Pournima Choughule-Shringi. Regular traffic on the procession route has been diverted Anuradha chowk to Artillery Centre to Rokdoba wadi bridge, Vihitgaon and Bagulnagar.
Vehicles from Sinnar side, will be diverted to new routes of Sinnarphata flyover to Datta mandir signal, while traffic from Deolali Camp towards Nashik Road, to be diverted to routes of Bagulnagar, Vihitgaon, Rokdobawadi bridge, Artillery Centre road and Datta Mandir.
For Muslims this day is an occasion to remember the teachings and kindness of the Holy Prophet and devotees show their love and reverence of him by holding prayers, preparing feasts and planning a family get-together. However, Eid-e-Milad is both a day to celebrate and to mourn, since it is also believed to be the death anniversary of the Prophet.