Ujjain: Festival of Nagpanchami will be celebrated on Wednesday and collector Manish Singh has directed officers of different departments to ensure necessary arrangements. The collector told the superintendent of police that proper arrangement should be made to provide adequate security, parking and easy transportation.

Similarly municipal commissioner Pratibha Pal instructed civic staff to remove stray cattle from all the ghats of Kshipra river and Mahakaleshwar Temple premises. She also ordered spraying of insecticides for maintaining cleanliness, proper lighting system and proper arrangements of boat and divers at the river banks.

Collector instructed CMHO to provide round the clock health care facilities on this special day with facilities of ambulance for devotees and instructed food department to conduct a check on eatables being sold in restaurants and by street vendors.

The collector ordered electricity executive engineer to ensure proper lighting arrangements. The administration deployed home guards at Shri Mahakaleshwar Temple premises, Ramghat, Navgrah Triveni Temple, Mangalnath, Siddhvat and other religious places across the city.

Traffic arrangement

The district administration changed the traffic arrangement on Wednesday around Shri Mahakaleshwar Temple expecting huge gathering of devotees there to view ancient Nagchadreshwar temple located in the premises. Periphery areas of the temple shall be ‘no-vehicle zone’.

Vehicles will make no entry from Kot Mohalla to the temple, Begum Bag to Yadav Dharamshala, Choubeeskhamba temple to Shri Mahakaleshwar temple, Garibnawaz Colony area and Rudra Sagar area. Vehicles coming from Indore road will be parked at Chardhaam parking and VIP vehicles will be parked at Bharatmata Mandir.

Vehicles coming from Unhel and Agar will be parked at Chardhaam parking. Parking places will also be available at Kartik Mela ground near Harifatak overbridge. According to new traffic arrangements route from Danigate to Tanki Chowk and Kamari Marg to KD Gate will be one way.

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