Haryana Police has issued a traffic advisory for the convenience of travellers as precautionary measure in view of the planned 24 hours Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Blockade call given by Sanyukt Kisan Morcha, a front of protesting farm unions.
Giving this information here today, Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order), Haryana, Navdeep Singh Virk said elaborate arrangements have been put in place to maintain public peace and order, prevent any kind of violence and to facilitate the functioning of traffic and public transport systems on this important expressway.
Keeping in view the mass gathering of farmers at KMP expressway, all the Range ADGPs/IGPs, Commissioners of Police and districts SPs have been instructed to ensure maintenance of law and order with minimum inconvenience to the general public. Besides, proper traffic diversions had already been planned by the affected districts especially Sonipat, Jhajjar, Panipat, Rohtak, Palwal, Faridabad, Gurugram and Nuh.
He further said all citizens are being informed about these arrangements in advance so that they are able to plan and modify their journey accordingly, to avoid any inconvenience. Concerned districts have also been asked to issue local advisories in this regard. However, smooth movement of traffic continues on all other routes across the State.
He informed that passengers coming from Ambala/Chandigarh side on the National Highway-44 may go towards U.P. Ghaziabad and Noida via Karnal to Shamli and from Panipat to Sanauli to U.P., Ghaziabad and Noida. Similarly, vehicles going towards Gurugram, Jaipur etc can turn towards National Highway-71A from Panipat and travel via Gohana, Rohtak, Jhajjar and Rewari.
Virk said that maintaining law and order is among the top priority of the Police. No person would be allowed to take law in their hands and strict action would be taken against those who try to disrupt the law and order. In addition, all precautionary steps are being taken in view of the convenience of the citizens of the state as well as travellers coming from outside, he added.