Mumbai Police issues traffic alert prior to Muharram procession

Mumbai Police took to Twitter to inform the citizens about the traffic that will be diverted for Shab-e-Shahadat and the Ashura processions which are held every year on Muharram

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Amidst the ongoing Muharram celebration, Mumbai Police issued travel advisories for September 9 (Monday) and September 10 (Tuesday). The traffic alerts have been provided to the citizens, keeping in view Muharram processions in the Byculla- CSMT area.

Mumbai Police had shared traffic updates on Twitter saying that traffic would be diverted from 4:00 pm on Monday, due to a Shab-e-Shahadat procession on the route starting from Nesbit Junction and ending at Zainabia Hall.

Alongside, they had also stated that the vehicles coming from Kalbadevi and IR Road towards Mandvi Junction would be diverted along Mohammad Ali Road and P D'Mello road.

Meanwhile today, the Ashura procession will begin from Zainabia Hall at 2:00 pm and will head down Pakmodia Road, Nesbit Junction towards Rehmatabad Cemetery at Mazgaon. Therefore, traffic towards Noorbagh will be diverted along RM Naik Marg from 2:00 pm to midnight.

Alongside, Balwant Singh Dodhi Marg connecting Mazgaon Court and Nesbit Junction will remain closed, as will Sant Savta Marg from Dr. BA Road to Mustafa Mazaar Junction.

The vehicular traffic along Lalbaug and Byculla bridges will also be diverted.

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