Traffic restrictions will be placed in Bengaluru’s central business district (CBD) on Tuesday morning as Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa will expand his over three-week-old cabinet on Tuesday by inducting 18-20 legislators as ministers.
"Yediyurappa has written to state Governor Vajubhai Vala for arrangements to swear-in 18-20 legislators as ministers in Raj Bhavan on Tuesday from 10:30-11:30 a.m,” an official of the chief minister's office (CMO) told IANS.
76-year-old Yediyurappa took oath for the fourth time as chief minister on July 26, but could not expand his Cabinet for various reasons beyond his control. While the party's high command was busy with the Parliament session, legislative bills on Jammu & Kashmir, the state witnessed heavy rains and floods over the last three weeks.
No vehicles will be allowed to pass through the Police Thimmaiah (GPO) Circle towards Raj Bhavan and between Balekundri (Indian Express) Circle and Police Thimmaiah Circlefrom between 8am to 2pm.
The following diversions will be in place on native routes:
Motorists coming from Queen’s Road /Shivajinagar and moving towards Majestic will have to turn right at Cunningham Road and left at Chandrika Hotel Junction to reach Basaveshwara Circle, then turn left onto Palace Road and proceed towards Majestic.
Similarly, motorists should turn right at Police Thimmaiah Circle to reach the KR Circle underpass via Gopala Gowda Circle.
For people going towards the airport, they will have to take CTO Circle-Police Thimmaiah Circle-BR Ambedkar Veedhi-Coffee Board Junction-Balakundri Circle-Cunningham Road-Miller’s Road-Cantonment railway underbridge-Jayamahal Road-Mehkri Circle route.
Similarly, those heading from Queen’s Road /Cubbon Road towards Majestic and KR Market should pass through CTO Circle to reach Ambedkar Veedhi and KR Circle.