Bengaluru: With Independence Day just around the corner, security arrangements have been made for Independence Day celebrations at Manekshaw Parade Ground. As part of the celebrations, chief minister BS Yediyurappa will hoist the flag at 9am on August 15.

BBMP commissioner Manjunath Prasad, Bengaluru City Police commissioner Bhaskar Rao and Ravikanthe Gowda, joint commissioner for police (traffic) addressed the media and said that provisions have been made for parking in and around the ground. Traffic will be diverted from BRV junction to Kamaraj Road junction on Cubbon Road from 8:30 am to 10:30am.

TRAFFIC DIVERSIONS

Vehicles coming from Infantry Road towards Manipal Centre will be diverted on Infantry Road- Safina Plaza- Main Guard cross road - Alice Circle - Dispensary road- Kamaraj Road and Dickenson Road junction - KR Road and Cubbon road junction to Manipal Centre junction.

Vehicles coming from Manipal junction towards BRV junction on Cubbon Road will take left turn at KR Road junction towards Cauvery junction - MG Road - Anil Kumble circle- BRV junction and proceed towards Central Street.

Vehicles from Anil Kumble Circle towards Cubbon Road will go straight on Central street junction - Infantry Road - Safina Plaza-Main Guard cross road - Alice Circle - Dispensary Road- Kamaraj Road and Dickenson Road junction - KR Road and Cubbon road junction to Manipal centre junction.

Vehicles coming from Cauvery circle on MG Road going towards Cubbon Road and KR Road junction shall go straight on MG Road towards Anil Kumble junction and turn right to BRV junction and move towards Central Street.

PARKING SPACES

Parking for two-wheelers on Kamaraj Road, in front of Army Public School, Main Guard Cross Road, near Safina Plaza and entry must be through Gate 2 on foot. Those without car passes can park their vehicles at Shivajinagar bus depot. Parking can be done on Central Street, from Anil Kumble Circle to Shivajinagar bus stand, on Cubbon Road from CTO circle to KR Road and MG Road from Anil Kumble Circle to Queen’s Circle.