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Traffic Restrictions

Traffic plan for Kolkata roads on New Year’s Eve 2021, New Year’s Day 2022

Restrictions on vehicles and pedestrians

Our Special Correspondent | Published 30.12.21, 09:22 AM
Park Street.

Park Street.

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Traffic restrictions will be imposed on several roads in Kolkata, mostly on and around Park Street in the central business district, on December 31 and January 1, keeping in mind the pedestrian movement and the pressure of vehicles on stretches that remain crowded with revellers. Every year thousands of people descend on Park Street to welcome the New Year.

The Telegraph lists the restrictions as decided by Kolkata police.


One way

The following roads will be ‘one way’ on December 31 and January 1 from any time of the day as deemed fit by Kolkata police:

  • Park Street
  • Theatre Road, between JL Nehru Road crossing and AJC Bose Road crossing
  • Ho Chi Minh Sarani
  • Middleton Street, between JL Nehru Road crossing and Camac Street crossing
  • Little Russel Street
  • Camac Street

No Parking

  • Park Street
  • Camac Street
  • Wood Street, between Short Street crossing and Park Street crossing
  • Middleton Street
  • Little Russel Street
  • Kyd Street
  • Royd Street

    Parking allowed on

    • Russel Street
    • Free School Street, between Royd Street crossing and Marquis Street crossing
    • Wood Street
    • Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Road
    • Middleton Row

    Movement of vehicles around several popular destinations can be regulated and restricted depending on the crowd. Some of these are:

    • Indian Museum
    • Victoria Memorial
    • Birla Planetarium
    • Alipore zoo
    • Pareshnath Temple
    • Kali temple at Kalighat
    • Thanthania Kalibari
    • New Market sector on Lindsay Street
    • Birla Mandir on Ashutosh Chowdhury Avenue
    • Millennium Park
    Last updated on 31.12.21, 08:56 PM

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