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Hyderabad: Traffic restrictions for Milad-un-Nabi procession on Oct 19

Published: 18th Oct 2021 6:33 pm | Updated: 19th Oct 2021 1:00 am

Hyderabad: The Traffic Police have issued an advisory in view of the Milad-un-Nabi procession in the old city on Tuesday, informing that traffic restrictions will be imposed between 8 am and 8 pm.

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The procession will start from Dargah Syed Quadri Chaman and proceed via Engine Bowli, Shamsheergunj, Aliabad, Shahalibanda, Charminar, Pathergatti, Nayapul, Darulshifa and Mandi Mir Alam before culminating at Moghalpura playground.

Traffic will not be allowed from Dargah Syed Quadri Chaman, Gulam Murtuza Colony, towards Engine Bowli and diverted towards Kandikalguda, Phisalbanda and old Kurnool Road from MBNR crossroads. When the procession reaches Engine Bowli junction from Dargah Syed Quadri Chaman, traffic will not be allowed towards Charminar and instead will be diverted at the junction towards Jahanuma.

Traffic from Goushala junction will not be allowed towards Shamsheergunj road when the procession passes on the Engine Bowli – Charminar route. It will be diverted towards Engine Bowli, Kalapather or Bahadurpura. Traffic will not be allowed from Nagulchinta junction towards Shamsheergunj when the procession reaches Engine Bowli and is on its way to Charminar and will be diverted from the junction towards Lal Darwaza and Kandikal Gate.

When the procession reaches Nagulchinta junction, the traffic from Lal Darwaza will be diverted towards Hari Bowli junction and Gowlipura. Similarly, the Charminar to Nagulchinta road will also be closed for the traffic on both ways. Traffic will not be allowed from Volga Hotel junction towards Shahalibanda, Hari Bowli towards Shahalibanda junction. When the procession reaches the Pista Houz at Nayapul, traffic from Afzalgunj towards Nayapul will be diverted towards Musalam Jung Bridge or Salarjung Bridge.

Similarly, traffic will not be allowed between Darulshifa junction and Bibi Bazaar junction when the procession is on way to Moghalpura Volga Hotel where it will culminate.

All set for Milad-un-Nabi today

A festive atmosphere prevails in the city with Muslims celebrating Milad-un-Nabi, the birthday of Prophet Mohammed, on Tuesday. The celebrations are on the 12th day of Rabi-ul-Awal, the third month of the Islamic calendar. Celebrations began from Monday evening across the old city with local youth groups illuminating streets and putting up welcome stages. Devotional songs were played and sweets were distributed to the public. Food camps were being organised for the last few days. At the Yakutpura road, the local committee organised an exhibition of photographs of places of Islamic importance. In several areas, mosques were illuminated.

On Tuesday, the Islamic Social Service society will be organising a free health camp at the Muslim General Hospital at Pahadishareef. Similarly, several organisations are holding blood donation camps at various places and have appealed to the public to participate and donate blood.

The Sunni United Forum of India (SUFI) will be organising a procession from Dargah Quadri Chaman Falaknuma to Moghalpura. The procession will pass via Charminar, with tributary processions to join the main one en route. The City Police are making elaborate security arrangements by deploying additional forces. The Cyberabad Police held a meeting with community elders, with Cyberabad Commissioner M Stephen Raveendra saying that all arrangements were in place.


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