Chandigarh traffic police issues advisory ahead of Diwali season

By Gitanjali Mangal - November 11, 2020 4:11 pm

In view of the anticipated heavy traffic movement during this festive season, citizens are requested to adopt the following measures until Diwali:

  • Please try to walk to nearby markets, nearby destinations, etc. rather than using a motor vehicle.
  • Please plan your day in such a manner that, whenever possible, travelling is done during non-peak hours, so that traffic presence on the roads and parking is staggered out.
  • Car pooling may be considered.
  • Use face mask and maintain social distancing.
  • Please ensure vehicles are efficiently parked in the designated parking lots not consuming more space than necessary.
  • People are advised not to park their vehicles in ‘No Parking’ Zones/Roads; otherwise, such vehicles shall be towed away/clamped.
  • People are advised not to park/ply their vehicles on cycle track/pedestrian pathways.
    In case vehicle is towed away/clamped, please contact Traffic Helpline No. 1073.Also Read | National Education Day: Why is it celebrated on November 11th?
  • Please remain patient in case of congestion and do not honk unnecessarily.General public is advised to use parking spaces of following govt. schools for parking of their vehicles till Diwali after closing of the schools/colleges:-

List of schools/colleges

Sector 8
Govt. Model High School Sec 8B

Sector 15
Govt. Model Sr. Sec. School Sector 15C near Gurudwara Sahib.

Sector 22
Govt. Model Sr. Sec. School Sector 22A.
Govt. Model High School Sector 22C.
Small Park Ground infront of Govt. School 22/A

Sector 18 Market
Govt. Girl Model Sr. Sec. School Sector 18-D.

Sector 19 Market
Govt. Model Sr. Sec. School Sector 19C.
Govt. High School Sector 19D.

Sector 20 Market
Govt. Girls Model Sec. School Sec 20-B.
Govt. Model Sr. Sec. School Sector 20-D.
Govt. Model High School Sector 20-D.

Sector 29
a. Govt. Model High School Sector 29-B
b. Govt. High School, Sector 29-B
c. Govt. Model Sr. Sec School, Sector 29-A

Sector 30
a. Govt. Model High School Sector 30
b. Guru Nanak Khalsa Sr. Sec School, Sector 30-B

Manimajra Market near Bachan Dhaba
Govt. Model Sr. Sec. School Manimajra.
Govt. Model High School near Bus Stand, Mani Majra
Govt. Model High School, Mani Majra

Sector 32 Market
Govt. Sr. Sec. School Sector 32C.

Sector 34 Market
Govt. Model High School, Sector 34-C

Sector 44 Market
Open Space near Sanjay Public School Sector 44.
Govt. Model, Sr. Sec School, Sec 44

Sector 46 Market
Govt. College Sector 46 parking.
Govt. Sr. Sec School 46D

Sector 35 Market
GMSS School, Sector 35D
Govt. Model School Sector 35C

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Sector 37 Market
GMH School, Sector 37C
Govt. Model School Sector 37C.

Sector 38 Market
GMH School, Sector 38 D

Sector 40 Mkt
Govt. Model School Sector 40B.
Govt. Model High School Sec 40-A

Sector 41 Market
Govt. Model School Sector 41D.

Sector 8
Community Centre, Sec 8-B
Dispensary Parking Sec 8-B
Open park ground near Dispensary

Sector 15
Open space i.e. Mandi Ground near DAV School Sector 15.

Sector 17
Circus Ground Sector 17 near Fire Brigade Office.

Sector 22
Small Park Ground infront of Govt. School 22/A

Sector 9
Parking space backside Police Hqrs, Housing Boar and Mini Sectt.

Sector 7 Market
Sports Complex

Sector 18 Market
Hockey Stadium, Sec 18.
Tagore Theatre

Sector 20 Market
Community Centre, Sec 20-D

Manimajra Market near Bachan Dhaba
Infront of Shivalik Garden Park, Mani Majra

Sector 32 Market
Open space near Small Chowk Sector 32 Market (Adjacent to ITBP Quarters)
Open space in Sector 33 near Sector 32/33 Small Chowk.

Sector 34 Market
Parking adjacent & infront of Gurudwara Sahib Sector 34.
Parking of Estate Library Sector 34.
Parking of Mela Ground Sector 34.
Parking infront of Gurudwara (Open Ground Parking), Sec 34
Parking of Mela Ground Sector 34.

Sector 44 Market
Open Space near Sanjay Public School Sector 44.
Community Centre Sector 44-B

Sector 46 Market
Dusshera Ground.
Open space adjacent to Rehri Market, Sec 46.
Kachi Parking near Rehri Mkt
Mandi Ground Parking

Sector 47 Market
Community Centre Sector 47B

Sector 35 Market
Community Centre parking Sector 35B
Khukhrain Bhawan Sec 35D

Sector 38 Market
Community Centre, Sector 38C
Civil Dispensary Parking Sector 38C

Sector 40 Mkt
Community Centre parking near Sec 40-D Mkt.
Open ground infront of Sec 40-D Mkt

Sector 41 Mkt
Open ground near Sector 41/42 small Chowk (41 side)

Mani Majra
Infront of Shivalik Garden Park, Mani Majra

Chandigarh Police stated that it is making efforts to minimize traffic congestion during this festive season and seek the active co-operation of people in making the City Beautiful even more beautiful.

-PTC News

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