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Israel Prez visit: 10 roads in Colaba converted into ‘no parking’ zones

Decision taken for smooth movement of convoy; restriction to last from 4pm and 11pm only for today

mumbai Updated: Nov 21, 2016 13:18 IST
Farhan Shaikh
Farhan Shaikh
Hindustan Times
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin,Colaba,No parking zones
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin and Prime Minister Narendra Modi hug each other after reading their joint statement at Hyderabad House in New Delhi on November 15.(REUTERS)

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, who is currently in Mumbai, will be visiting Colaba today. The Mumbai traffic police have issued parking restrictions at 10 roads in the area to facilitate the VVIP movement. Rivlin is on a six-day tour of India.

Rivlin’s convoy will be passing through various sites in Colaba, officials said. To ensure its smooth movement, no vehicles will be allowed to park on the 10 selected roads (read below) between 4pm and 11pm today.

“In anticipation of huge crowd at and around the site and in order to avoid inconvenience to public at large, the restrictions have been are placed,” said SS Burse, deputy commissioner of police (Traffic).

Traffic snarls are expected in south Mumbai due to currently placed restrictions and motorists are advised to plan their travel in advance.

No parking zones

NS Road

Mafatlal junction to Madam Cama Road

Cooperage Road

BEST Road,

P Ramchandani Marg

SBS Road

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Marg

Adam Street

Mahakavi Bhushan Marg

Boham Behram Marg

First Published: Nov 21, 2016 13:16 IST