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Traffic plan announced for Kaichi Dham festival

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In view of the approaching  Kaichi Dham festival during which a large number of people might throng Bhowali in Nanital district on June 15,  Senior Superintendent of police  Nainital Janmajaya Khanduri  announced traffic diversion meant to keep traffic smooth on the day.  

Khanduri released the traffic plan on Tuesday and said that heavy vehicles, passenger vehicles and private vehicles going from Almora to Pithoragarh  would move through Kuthani turning point, Padmpuri, Pokharaad, Kashyalekh, Sheetla, Muna-Lavashal from Kawarb .

The heavy vehicles going from Nainital to Almora and Pithoragarh would pass  through the Khutani band. The heavy vehicles  and the private vehicles coming from Almora/ Pithoragarh would further go from Kawarb to Lavashal Muna, Sheetla, Padampuri from Khataan Band from 5 am to Dhiman Band. Passengers' vehicles coming from Ranikhet and from Haldwani to Ranikhet would be diverted from Bhowali to Khairana. Two-wheelers  coming from Nainital would be parked at Mushroom Center near Bhowali. The shuttle service would operate from the forest rest house. Two-wheelers  coming to Bhimtal would get parked in the municipal ground  at Bhowali. Shuttle service operational from Til Bhawali would also operate from Bhowali intersection, SSP said.

The two-wheelers coming from Khairna would be parked near the petrol pump at Khairna, the SSP said, adding that private vehicles from Bhowali to Shekhar would be parked on Haripada Road  from where the shuttle service would run from the main road. The shuttle service from Bhowali  would go back to the forest rest house.

SSP warned that strict action would be taken against the vehicles  to be found on the wrong side of the traffic rules. “We would take stern action according to the law if any vehicle is to be found overloading and over- speeding. Besides, those to be found as indulging in drunk driving and those found riding two-wheelers without helmets would be penalised too as per the traffic rule,” he asserted.




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