Mumbai News: Maratha reservation protest march may cause traffic jam on Republic Day 2024.  Details here

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Mumbai News: Maratha reservation protest march may cause traffic jam on Republic Day 2024. Details here – Gudstory

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Mumbai News: There is a possibility of traffic jam in view of the Maratha Reservation March to be held on January 26 in Mumbai, the capital of Maharashtra. Mumbai Police has not yet issued any official advisory or detailed roadmap for the chaos in Mumbai on Republic Day 2024.

Maratha reservation activist Manoj Jarange and thousands of his supporters are heading to Mumbai to launch the protest on January 26.

Jarange along with thousands of supporters marched from Jalna district towards Mumbai on 20 January, demanding that the state government give quota to Marathas under the OBC group in jobs and education.

This front consisting of many vehicles passed through Pune city on Wednesday. The march will stop at Lonavala in the evening before resuming its journey towards Mumbai on Thursday.

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-According to media reports, Maratha reservation activists are likely to enter Mumbai through the Eastern Freeway in Wadala.

-They will move towards Azad Maidan in South Mumbai for indefinite hunger strike, while Shivaji Park in Dadar is another agitation site.

-In a notification issued earlier by Mumbai Traffic Police, plying of heavy vehicles has been banned on South Mumbai routes during morning and evening peak hours.

-Both inter-state and inter-district buses, with trailers and trucks, will remain restricted during the day, and will be allowed to ply in Mumbai from midnight to 7 am.

-The notification also specifies that no heavy vehicle will be allowed to enter or ply on the Eastern Freeway.

The notification said, “For smooth traffic movement, all heavy vehicles will be allowed to enter on all types of roads in Mumbai city from 8 am to 11.30 am southbound and from 5 pm to 9 pm northbound.” And there is a ban on walking.

-All heavy vehicles are banned from entering and plying on roads in South Mumbai from 7 am to midnight. They can resume traveling between midnight and 7 am.

-Between 11.30 am and 5 pm, vehicles will be allowed to use BPT Road via Mallet Bunder Junction on P D’Mello Road, Dadar TT Junction on Dr BA Road, Tilak Road on RAK Road, Ram Mandir Chowk on GD Ambedkar. Allowed to go till. route, from Western Express Highway to Mahim Junction and from Senapati Bapat Marg to Matunga Road Railway Station.

-Emergency vehicles or vehicles providing essential services have been exempted.

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Published: 25 January 2024, 09:12 am IST


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