IMPHAL, October 3: In order to ensure safety and convenience of devotees and general public on the day of ‘Bor Pujah’ of Hiyangthang Lairembi Temple, Hiyangthang to be held on October 4, the director of transport has enforced traffic regulations and further assigned parking places till the pujah is over.
The order which was issued on the recommendations made by the SSP, Imphal west has stated that no motor vehicles including cycles, rickshaws, etc except vehicles belonging to VIPs, ambulances, fire-brigades, security personnel and magistrates on duty shall be allowed to proceed beyond Phuramakhong and Tarahei Konjil point on the Mayang Imphal road, Hiyangthang Kangjeibung from Ningombam Mekola Hiyangthang road, Kamakhya Pemton College Ground from Irom Meijrao road and Samurou Ground Mayang Imphal side during the day from 2 am until the end of Bor Pujah..
However, the order has also added that light motor vehicles/two wheelers/auto-rickshaws/cycle rickshaws coming from Tiddim road and willing to proceed upto Hiyangthang Kangjeibung via Nambol, Mekola, Ningombam, Kodompokpi Lamkhai and Malom will be allowed.
The order has further directed that all motor cycles coming from Mayang Imphal side and willing to proceed upto Imphal will be diverted towards Haoreibi along Imphal river bank, while motor vehicles coming from Imphal towards Hiyangthang will be diverted towards Ningombam side from Phuramakhong.
It has further stated that the parking places notified for the day will be managed by the local clubs/organizatins.
The order further notified that vehicles coming from Imphal will have to park their vehicles at Langthabal Phuramakhong, which will be managed by SRDC, Langthabal Lep Makha Leikai (two wheelers) and YUC, Phuramakhong for three and four wheelers.
Vehicles coming from Chanchipur side will have to park at LP School Madrassa (Tarahei Konjil).
It has further added that vehicles coming from Tiddim road via Mekola and Ningombam will have Hiyangthang Kangjeibung ground as parking lot.
The order has further stated at that vehicles coming from Irom Meirajao and Nambol will be parked at Pemton college ground while vehicles coming from Mayang Imphal will be parked at Samurou ground.
For vehicles coming from Lilong Chanchipur, Takhellambam ground has been notified as the parking place while Chandranadi Point has been notified as the parking place for the vehicles coming from the Haoreibi/ Karam side