The Telegraph
Friday , May 16 , 2014
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Drive smart to skirt congestion
- Tight security, traffic regulation for peaceful poll count

Police barricade put up in front of AN College in Patna on Thursday. Picture by Ranjeet Kumar Dey

In a bid to avoid any untoward incident, the district administration has imposed Section 144 of the CrPc in a 200m radius around AN College the counting centre in the city. Unlawful assembly, processions and fireworks would not be allowed in the area. Tight security and traffic restriction on Boring Road would be the order of the day

Traffic restriction

Boring Road

The street would be out of bounds from Tapasya Chowk to the Paani Tanki area from 5am on Friday till the counting ends

Only official vehicles would ply along the stretch

Police picket would be in place at Tapasya Chowk

Three-layer security cover

Cops in civil clothes will patrol the road

Adequate deployment of RAF personnel

Road to avoid

Beer Chand Patel Marg

Lot of drama expected on the road housing offices of the JD(U), RJD and BJP, triggering traffic chaos

Better to take alternative route than getting stuck in celebrations

There will be heavy police presence

Roundabouts to skirt

Income Tax and Dakbungalow

Blockades owing to victory processions possible at these two junctions till 4pm

Tight police vigil on the cards

Tight security

All police stations will be on alert

Heavy deployment of police on streets

Police pickets at different points

Extensive checking of vehicles

Quick mobile police teams will patrol different areas of the city

Trouble-mongers will be dealt with strictly

Anyone caught with anything objectionable will face the heat

Special vigil on victory rallies

Police pickets in sensitive and extremely sensitive areas from Thursday

Schools closed

Students will not have to step out on counting day

All city schools will remain closed on Friday