Udupi, Dec 26, 2018: Traffic restrictions and so on during the visit of President Ram Nath Kovind to the Sri Krishna Mutt/Temple here on December 27, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m, are being implemented.
A press release issued December 25, Tuesday, Superintendent of Police Laxman B. Nimbargi said that the President would also be participating in a Guruvandana programme organised in honour of Vishwesha Tirtha Swami of Pejawar Mutt.
Vehicles would have to move on routes mentioned by the police on December 27, Thursday. Accordingly, those coming from Malpe and Kalmady should use the Kalmady Junction-Kidiyoor Junction Road-Ambalpady-Swagata Gopura-Jodukatte route and reach Udupi.
Vehicles coming from Kundapur, Brahmavar and Santhekatte to Udupi should use the Ambagilu-Rasika Junction-Doddanagudee-Manoligujji-Law College Junction-S.M.K. Junction-Beedinagudde Road.
Vehicles coming from Karkala, Hiriyadka and Manipal should use the S.M.K. Junction- Beedinagudde-Mission Compound route and enter Udupi. Vehicles going towards Malpe from Udupi should use the Jodukatte-Kinnimulky-Ambalpady -Kidiyoor-Kalmady route.
Shops to close : On account of the President’s visit, business establishments will remain closed from noon on December 26 to 4 p.m. on December 27 in the following areas: Car Street and its surrounding areas, Sanskrit College Gate to Rajangana, Sri Krishna Mutt/Temple and the Circuit House area.
The public will not be allowed into the Sri Krishna Mutt/Temple from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. on December 27.
A notification to this effect has been issued by the Udupi DC and District Magistrate.