Traffic arrangements for Republic Day Parade

In anticipation of the crowds around the MG Road area for the Republic Day Parade, the Bengaluru Traffic Police has made the following arrangements for entry into the ground, traffic flow, parking, etc.

A screen-grab of the Republic Day Parade 2015. Pic: YouTube

The Republic Day 2016 ceremonial parade will be held at the Field Marshal Manekshaw Parade Grounds on Cubbon road on January 26th at 9 am. His Excellency, the Governor of Karnataka will receive the salute.

The City Traffic Police has made the following traffic arrangements in and around the area.

Parking and entry into Parade Ground

  • Invitees with Yellow Car Passes are requested to come on to Cubbon road and enter Gate No.1 facing the northern side of the parade ground, and park their vehicles on the western side of parade ground.

  • Invitees with White Car Passes and the secretaries to the government, military officers, police officers, etc., are requested to use Gate No.2, i.e., Cubbon road, and park their vehicles on the western side of parking lot inside the parade ground.

  • All media persons and OB vehicles should enter the parade ground through gate No.3, and park their vehicles on the eastern side of the parade ground.

  • Invitees with Pink Passes should park their vehicles on Cubbon road, from Dickenson road to KR road and Cubbon road Junction, Safina Plaza, Kamaraj road near Army Public School, and enter through Gate No.3 by walk.

  • Green Car Pass holders are requested to park their vehicles in the parking lot on Kamaraj road, Main Guard Cross road, Shivajinagar bus stand and Shivajinagar Chota Maidan, and enter the parade ground through Gate No.4 or Gate No.5 by walk.

  • Vehicles carrying participants in the parade and cultural events should drop them off near Gate No.1, and park their vehicles on the northern side of MG road, from Anil Kumble circle to Metro Station.

  • All government vehicles of PWD, BBMP and other departments shall enter the parade ground from Gate No.1 on Cubbon road, and park their vehicles behind the Fort Wall (southern side).

  • Two wheelers should be parked on the eastern side of Kamaraj road and enter through Gate No.4 or Gate No.5 on Kamaraja road by walk.

  • Those who do not have car passes can park their vehicles on Kamaraj road and enter the parade ground through Gate No.4 or Gate No.5 on Kamaraja road by walk.

  • Public coming to see the programme can park their vehicles near Safina Plaza,BMTC Shopping Complex 1st floor at Shivajinagar, Chota Maidan (Shivajinagar Corporation ground) and at Kanteerava stadium, and enter the parade ground Gate No.4 or Gate No.5 on Kamaraja road by walk.

  • Provisions have been made to park BMTC buses carrying participants on MG road from Anil Kumble circle to Metro Station (northern side).

Traffic diversions

Traffic will be diverted on January 26th from 8.30 am to 10.30 am from BRV junction to Kamaraj road junction (both directions) on Cubbon road.

  • Vehicles coming from Infantry road towards Manipal Center should move on Infantry road – Safina Plaza – left turn – Main Guard road – Allies circle – Dispensary road – Kamaraja road and Dickenson road junction – right turn – KR road and Cubbon road junction – left turn – Cubbon road, onwards to Manipal Center junction.

  • Vehicles coming from Manipal junction towards BRV junction on Cubbon road should take a left turn at KR road junction towards Cauvery Art and Crafts circle – right turn – MG road – Anil Kumble circle – right turn – BRV junction, and proceed towards Central street

  • Vehicles coming from Anil Kumble circle towards Cubbon road should go straight on Central Street junction – right turn – Infantry road – Safina Plaza – left turn – Main Guard road – Allies circle – Dispensary road – Kamaraja road and Dickenson road junction – right turn – KR road junction – left turn – Cubbon road, onwards to Manipal Center junction.

  • Vehicles coming from Cauvery Arts and Crafts circle on MG road going towards Cubbon road and KR road junction should go straight on MG road towards Anil Kumble junction – right turn – BRV Junction, and move towards Central Street.

Restrictions

For security reasons, all invitees and members of the public, who are attending the parade, are requested not to carry mobile phones, helmets, cameras, radios, umbrellas or any other equipment into the parade ground. Anyone carrying such articles will not be permitted inside.

Everybody is requested to be seated before 8.30 am.

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