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Panaji : March 13, 2020

                               Phalguna 23, 1941 


          The Shigmotsav floats parade will be held in Panaji city on March 14, 2020 from 3.00 p.m. onwards. The floats will be lined up on the service lane from Directorate of Health Services to Sequeira house, Campal.

          The floats parade will commence from Caculo Island and proceed on 18th June road Cafe Aram (Turn left – Pissurlekar Road and further culminate at Azad Maidan.

          In view of the same, following traffic arrangements are made. Traffic entering and existing to and from Panaji city via D.B. Marg will follow the normal route. Vehicular Traffic from Taleigao – Fire Service side, desiring to proceed towards Panaji Market/KTC Bus stand will be diverted at St. Inez Junction to proceed via Kala Academy Junction – D.B. Marg.

          Traffic coming from behind Old Secretariat on reaching near Match Corner will not be allowed to proceed to M.G. Road and will be diverted at Abade de Faria statue to proceed via D.B.B. Marg, Spectators wishing to witness the float parade will be allowed parking at Campal Parade ground, EDC Complex, Patto and at Multi Level Car Parking opp. Santa Monica Jetty, No vehicles will be allowed to be parked on the float parade route on March 14, 2020 from 12.00 a.m. onwards i.e. Kala Academy, Campal-Caculo Island – 18th June Road – Cafe Aram (Turn left) – Pissurlekar Road – Azad Maidan. If any vehicle found parked on the floats route will be towed/lifted by the towing crane/lifting van. All the by-lanes connecting the floats route will be closed for vehicular traffic from 1.00 p.m. onwards on the parade day.

          The motorists are requested not to park any vehicles on the float route from 12.00 a.m. on March 14, 2020 and kindly co-operate with Traffic Police, to make the float parade a success.

DI/NB/JA/JS/GD/2020/ 1669