Traffic advisory for Hornbill Festival
Dimapur, Nov. 29 (EMN): In view of the upcoming Hornbill Bill Festival at Naga Heritage Village, Kisama, and at various locations within Kohima town from December 1 to 10th, Kohima Police has issued traffic advisory to ensure smooth traffic during the festive period.
An update from Kohima Police informed that no heavy vehicles would be allowed entry into Kohima municipal area after 7 am till 10 pm from December 1 to 10th. To mitigate traffic congestion, all heavy vehicles would be stopped at Dzüdza Bridge, Jotsoma By-Pass, and Khuzama Police check gate.
All loading/ unloading within Kohima municipal area must be completed before 7 am.
It informed that the road stretch from Y-Junction at Phoolbari to Razhü Point would be restricted for vehicular traffic from 3 pm to 10 pm on all days during the festival to facilitate Kohima Night Carnival. All traffic would be diverted from Y-Junction to Razhü Point via local ground (Khuochiezie).
There would be no-entry for any vehicular traffic from New Market to New NST from 3 pm to 10 pm, it informed.
It stated that parking facilities would be available at new multi-level parking building at Old NST, new multi-level parking building at Old Medical directorate.
Commuters traversing between Kohima and Kisama and those commuting within Kohima are advised to take NH-29 – Merhülietsa Colony (Para-Medical) – Old Fira Junction route; TCP Gate – Midland – Lower Chandmari – AG Colony – Lerie – NH-29 route; BSNL Junction-Old Ministers’ Hill-New Ministers’ Hill-Aradhura-New Reserve-NH-29 route; and NHK junction – New Market – Nagabazar – Census office junction to avoid traffic congestion.
Report stated that the above traffic regulations and advisories would be enforced from December 1 to the 10th. Kohima Police has sought cooperation of everyone in this regard.
Bike lifters arrested
A special team of Kohima Police from North Police Station apprehended a group of habitual bike lifters from Kohima and adjoining districts on November 25 and recovered four scooters from the possession.
It informed that a regular case has been registered in this connection and added that efforts are being made for further recoveries.