DEHRADUN, Oct. 5, 2022 (TBINN)
Many routes will remain diverted today on the occasion of Dussehra celebration at Parade Ground from 2 P.M. onwards today in Dehradun as effigies of Ravan, Kumbhakarn and Meghnad will be lighted here only.
Reportedly, religious procession will commence from Shri Kalika Mandir at 2 P.M. and is expected to reach Parade Ground by 4 P.M. Route of the procession would be Shri Kalika Mandir, Moti Bazaar to Paltan Bazar to Rajpur Road to Parade Ground via Kanak Chowk and Astley Hall. There will be a Zero Zone around Parade Ground for all vehicles during the Dussehra celebration with 11 barrier-points in the city including Buddha Chowk, Darshan Lal Chowk, Doonga House Junction, Kanak Chowk, Employment Office Junction, Convent Tri-section, Orient Chowk, Survey Chowk, Manoj Clinic, Hotel Pacific Square and Lansdowne Chowk.
People arriving for Dussehra celebration at Parade Ground can park their vehicles in Pavilion Ground, Rangers Ground and Mangla Devi Inter College. In case of no parking space available at these places, the visitors arriving from Rajpur side will have to park vehicles near the Secretariat and in S.G.R.R. School, opposite Mangala Devi Inter College. Vehicles arriving from Rispana’s side will be parked in Bannu School grounds. Vehicles arriving from Ballupur and Kishan Nagar areas will be parked at Janpath Market, Bindal Parking. Vehicles arriving from Survey Chowk, Sahastradhara Crossing and Raipur will be parked in the parking of Polytechnic College. Vehicles arriving from Saharanpur Chowk and Prince Chowk will be parked between Himalayan arms’ shop and Doon Hospital Chowk. The vehicles of V.I.P.s and officials will be parked behind the backstage of Parade Ground and in the parking spaces of Doonga House and Doon Club.
Police have appealed to the locals arriving to participate in Dussehra celebrations to park the vehicles, as per the plan. Police also appealed to use alternate routes and two-wheelers to avoid traffic during rush hours in the evening.