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Bengaluru police issue traffic advisory ahead of Lok Sabha polls on May 7. Full Details

May 06, 2024 08:56 AM IST

Fourteen Lok Sabha constituencies are going to polls in Karnataka and many people from North and central Karnataka will likely leave Bengaluru for voting.

Bengaluru traffic police alerted commuters about possible traffic jams near the busy Majestic area, ahead of the third phase of Lok Sabha elections that are scheduled on May 7. Fourteen Lok Sabha constituencies are going to polls in Karnataka and many people from North and central Karnataka will likely leave Bengaluru for voting on Monday.

Bengaluru police issue traffic advisory ahead of Lok Sabha polls on May 7(HT Photo/Sanchit Khanna)
Bengaluru police issue traffic advisory ahead of Lok Sabha polls on May 7(HT Photo/Sanchit Khanna)

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The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) has roped in extra buses for people who are going to their hometowns for voting, and a high number of buses is expected to cause congestion around the Majestic area. In an announcement, Bengaluru traffic police said, “An appeal to public, Due to 2nd phase of Lok Sabha election in Karnataka state, a large number of people are going to their hometowns and KSRTC has left additional buses from Majestic / Kempegowda Bus Stand. There is a possibility of traffic congestion.”

What are the alternative routes?

1) People who travel from Raja Ram Mohan Roy and from J.C Road towards Rajajinagar requested to travel via Palace Road, Chalukya Circle, Race Course road.

2) People who travel from Raja Ram Mohan Roy towards Magadi Road are requested to travel via N.R.Square, Townhall Circle, Market Circle, Royan Circle, Siri Circle.

Bijapur, Gulbarga, Raichur, Bellary, Chikkodi, Belgaum, Bagalkot, Bidar, Koppal, Haveri, Dharwad, Uttara Kannada, Davanagere and Shimoga are the fourteen constituencies that are going for polls tomorrow. South Karnataka, including Bengaluru, voted during the second phase, which was on April 26. The results will be declared on June 4.

 

 

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