Guwahati, Oct 20: Guwahati’s traffic police have issued a notification outlining traffic restrictions during the Durga Puja festivities, which will be in effect from October 21 to October 24.
The restrictions include allowing goods-carrying vehicles into the city from 4 am to 10 am during this period. However, commercial vehicles with six or more wheels carrying goods will face restrictions on National Highway No 27 and National Highway No 17 from 11 am to 12 midnight.
Specific areas within the city, such as Dispur, Basistha, Bharalumukh, Jalukbari, Panbazar, Chandmari, and Noonmati, will also experience limitations on vehicle movement during this period.
These restrictions aim to manage the influx of visitors expected during the Durga Puja celebrations, ensuring public safety and minimizing traffic congestion.
Furthermore, commercial vehicles with All Assam Tourist Permits arriving from Lower Assam will be required to terminate their journeys at the Adabari bus terminus. Vehicles arriving from Upper Assam will be allowed to reach ISBT Betkuchi.
ASTC undertaking buses arriving from Lower Assam to the Paltanbazar area will not be permitted to enter from Jalukbari and will be diverted to ISBT to maintain a smooth traffic flow during the festive season.