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21 Nov 2019 | 03:06 AM UTC

India: Traffic restrictions in Kolkata November 22-26

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Kolkata police to implement road restrictions during the Cricket Test Match November 22-26; heightened police presence, traffic disruptions, and crowded conditions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/21/2019, 12:00 AM until 11/26/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Kolkata). COUNTRY/REGION India, Eden Gardens, Maidan

Event

New traffic regulations will be in effect in Kolkata from Friday, November 22, through Tuesday, November 26, during the Day-Night Cricket Test Match between India and Bangladesh. According to the Kolkata Traffic Police, vehicles will be diverted from roads around Eden Gardens and Maidan from 10:00-22:00 (local time). Vehicle movement around Victoria Memorial Hall will also be restricted. Kshudiram Bose Road (Auckland Road), North Brooke Avenue, and Gostha Pal Sarani will also be closed to all vehicles from 10:00 until crowds disperse later in the day.

Additional security measures, including a heighten police presence, will be implemented around Eden Gardens for the match. Localized traffic disruptions and crowded conditions are anticipated in the area.

Advice

Individuals in Kolkata are advised to keep abreast of the situation, anticipate heightened security measures and crowded conditions, allow additional time to travel, and obey all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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