The Guwahati Traffic Police (GTP) will impose restrictions on vehicular traffic in view of the Durga Puja, which begins from Thursday.

As per the new restrictions, goods-carrying vehicles will not be allowed to enter the city from 1 pm to 4 am of the next day.

Heavy trucks will be allowed to enter the city only from 4 am to 7 am.

Moreover, several routes including Dr RP Road will be one-way from the Ganesh Mandir side.

The police further informed that no-entry will be in place on the service road from the wholesale market side to Ganeshguri.

Light motor vehicles coming from the Secretariat may take the wholesale market road towards Ganesh Mandir (one-way).

Diversions would be effected on many busy routes, including AK Azad Road (Nepali Mandir), Panbazar, GNB Road (if necessary) and on Jaswant Road from HB Road point towards CK Road (if necessary), the police informed.

There will be no-entry for heavy vehicles, including city buses, from Adabari Tiniali to Pandu.

Only LMVs and two- and three-wheelers will be allowed to proceed towards Pandu from Adabari Tiniali side (one-way) to come out via Maligaon Chariali.

Several other routes have also been marked no-entry.

Road from Maligaon Chariali to Pandu, Beltola, and the road between Maligaon Chariali and Kamakhya railway station level-crossing have been marked no-entry.

Vehicles from Kamakhya Railway Station and Gotanagar shall be allowed to move through Gate No.3 and the Railway headquarters.

Parking of vehicles will not be allowed on AT Road (Athgaon flyover to Bharalumukh) and Dinesh Goswami Road (between Bharalumukh to Santipur).

MS Road, HB Road, TRP Road, MLN Road, B Borooah Road, MG Road, MC Road, MRD Road, GS Road, FC Road, GNB Road and RG Baruah Road have also been made no-parking zones.

Designated bus routes have also been identified in the city by the police.

As for idol immersion, guidelines have been issued to the puja committees and no idol-carrying vehicle will be allowed to pass through the B Borooah Road from Ulubari to the TC point and through the GNB Road from the TC point to the RBI point.

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