Traffic diversions around BKC for Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant wedding | Know Details

Traffic diversions around BKC for Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant wedding | Know Details

The three-day travel restrictions has sparked widespread criticism.

Mumbai Traffic Police has issued restrictions and diversions on major routes near BKC's Jio World Convention Centre, in view of the upcoming wedding ceremony of Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant -- from July 12 to 15.

The wedding has captured global attention, featuring prominent Bollywood celebrities and international musicians such as Rihanna and Justin Bieber at various functions. However, the three-day travel restrictions imposed for this private/social event sparked widespread criticism among netizens questioning the necessity of such measures.

Mumbai Traffic Police issues advisory 

Per the notification from the Office of the Deputy Commissioner of Police (HQ & Central) at Mumbai's Traffic Police Headquarters, the following traffic arrangements will be implemented from July 12 to 15, from 1 pm till midnight:

Affected areas and traffic diversions:

  • No Entry for vehicular traffic proceeding to Kurla MTNL from Laxmi Tower Junction, Dhirubai Ambani Square Avenue Lane-3, Indian Oil Petrol Pump, Diamond Junction, Hotel Trident (excluding event vehicles).

  • Alternative routes include taking a left turn at Laxmi Tower Junction, proceeding to Diamond Gate No. 8, then a right turn at NABARD Junction and Diamond Junction to reach BKC via Dhirubai Ambani Square/Indian Oil Petrol Pump.

Additional diversions:

  • Traffic from Kurla, MTNL Junction, Platina Junction, and Diamond Junction towards BKC, will take a left turn at NABARD Junction, proceed via Diamond Gate No. 8, further take a right turn at Laxmi Tower Junction, and continue to BKC.

  • Vehicles from Bharat Nagar, One BKC, We Work and Godrej BKC are restricted at Jio Convention Centre Gate No. 23 and will divert right at Kautilya Bhavan, Avenue 1 Road, behind the Insurance Institute Office, towards the American Consulate through Dhirubai Ambani School.

  • Traffic from MTNL Junction will divert left at Dhirubai Ambani School, proceed via Avenue 1 Road, behind the Insurance Institute Office, take a right turn at We Work, left turn at Godrej BKC, and continue towards their destinations.

One way restrictions:

  • Latika Road will be one-way for traffic from Ambani Sauare to Laxmi Tower Junction.

  • Avenue 3 Road will be one-way for traffic from Kautilya Bhavan to the American Consulate.

The Ambani-Merchant couple will tie the knot on July 12, followed by a blessing ceremony on July 13 and a wedding reception on July 14 where top international celebrities are expected to perform. Motorists are advised to follow designated routes and plan their journeys ahead to minimise disruption.

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