The three Mada Streets, a section of R K Mutt Road around the Sri Kapali Temple tank and and Luz Circle are now closed to all forms of traffic since this morning. And these zones will be closed to traffic till about 3/4pm.
These restrictions are in place for to the Panguni festival ther ( chariot) procession that began at 6.30am, Wednesday.
Also, on Thursday, the same zones will be closed to all forms of traffic from about 1 pm due to the Arabathumoovar procession – till about 8/9pm.
Motorists are advised to take the Alwarpet/San Thome routes though these could also be jammed at peak hour time due to the diverted traffic.