Buses plying to various locations from the Baramunda Bus-Stand here via Cuttack would skip the designated stops at Vani Vihar and Acharya Vihar.
In a notification, the Commissionerate police on Monday said all buses going towards Cuttack from Baramunda on National Highway-16 have to avail the flyover starting from in front of Crown Hotel till the bus bay at Satsang Vihar.
“The bus operators are directed to not ply through Acharya Vihar and Vani Vihar Squares. The order has been issued in view of public safety and security,” the notification stated.
Violation of the order would be punishable under Section 96 of the Odisha Urban Police Act 2003 and a fine of Rs 1,000 would be slapped on the defaulters, the notification added.