Roorkee-Haridwar highway to become one way from August 5 to 9 due to Kanwar Yatra

Police have prepared two traffic plans for the journey of Kanwar yatra. In the first phase, roadways buses will come from the prescribed route. After the arrival of the Kanwar vehicles, the second plan of traffic will be implemented from August 5. The highway will be one-way in Roorkee.

Shravan Month Kanwar Yatra is starting from 28th July. There is a growing number of Shiv devotees every year in Kanwar Yatra. Kanwar vehicles alongwith pedestrians are also increasing steadily. In this way traffic operations become the biggest problem. Two plans of traffic control have been prepared during the journey by the police. The first plan will be implemented from July 28 to August 4. Pedestrian devotees will go through the canal route only. In this period, roadways buses will run from the highway. But in Haridwar, their parking will be in the Rishikul Maidan. Post August 4,when Kanwar vehicles will start coming. The actual examination of the police occurs during this time. The second plan has been prepared for 5 to 9 August. Buses coming from Delhi-Meerut-Rajasthan to Haridwar will reach Meerapura, Bijnor, Chidiyapur, Niladhara, Haridwar.

Vehicles coming from Mussafarnagar will reach Haridwar via Narsan trijunction, Lakhnauta, Puhana, MH chowk Roorkee and Laksar. Police say that the post Kanwar vehicles will be sent to Narsan from Landhaura, Laxar. The police say the highway will not be closed. It will be one-way.


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