Mumbai, Nov 18: Mumbai Police has issued an advisory to citizens to curtail their movements outside their houses only if exigencies arise.
Motorists have been advised to avoid Western Express highway between Santacruz and Kalanagar. North-bound traffic should take SV Road from Sea link, says a traffic advisory.
Following is the advisory issued by Mumbai police for today:
-don't come on road unless if there is an emergency
-don't use private vehicles, use public vehicles like BEST bus,local trains etc for safer travel
-don't go for auto or taxi -as most of the auto, taxi unions have called a bandh
-if you live in suburbs and want to go to the city by road, please avoid western express highway specially from Kherwadi junction till Dadar. Due to funeral procession, most of the roads there will witness jams and you may be stuck in heavy traffic
-For Western express highway use Swami vivekanand road ( S V road) and go till Bandra -from there use Bandra Worli sea link and Worli sea face, Poonam Chamber road,till Haji Ali and then Peddar Road, Nariman Point and go to Churchgate
-also avoid using Eastern express highway specially from Sion to Dadar circle--
-use Kurla, BKC, Bandra -Worli sea link and go to Churchagate
-dont go by Tulsi pipe road, Dadar flower market, Siddhivinayak temple road, Shivaji Park road- Shivsena bhavan road-avoid this route completely
-dont go for any shopping etc in malls or for watch movies in theaters. All cinema halls and most of the malls and markets will remain closed today
-avoid going out of Mumbai today due to transport problems, better postpone it for Monday