Kolkata: Independence Day knocks ! Rehearsal for Independence Day to get started from July 31. Eight days from 31st July many important roads adjacent to Maidan will be closed for three hours everyday. Kolkata Police issued a notice on Monday informing the status.
The notice has stated that, five roads adjacent to Maidan will be temporarily closed. Jawaharlal Nehru Island, Red Road, Hestings crossing, Khidirpore Road, Lovers Lane.
Apart from this, Outram Ghat Road, Casuarina Avenue will be closed on the basis of the necessity. The roads will be closed from 5-8 in the morning. The decision has been taken for a hassle free journey for the commuters and uninterrupted rehearsal purpose.
Not only the roads, the tram service will be closed in the same duration for seven days. The cars will be diverted to other roads on this purpose. The notice has been issued for July 31, Aug 2, 4,6, 7, 9, 11, 12 on Independence Day purpose.