DSP traffic, Jamshedpur, Shivender Kumar has said that entry of heavy vehicles to city would be prohibited on January 26 for Republic Day functions between 4 am and 11 pm. The restriction would not be for long distance buses which can come till Sitaramdera bus terminus. Meanwhile, special checking drive is being organised at the border areas of the city. Close vigil is being kept at the strategic locations like markets, bus stands and hotels. The authorities at hotels have been asked to report to the nearest police station on any suspicious person. Police have issued instructions to the general public against carrying any inflammable items, bags and other such things into the parade ground.
Spectators would be subjected to police checking before gaining entry into the grounds, sources said.