Mysuru, December 31:-In view of the New Year celebrations, the newly opened Hinkal flyover in the city will be closed for vehicles till 6 am tomorrow as the youth may indulge in reckless driving putting the lives at risk.
According to a release, the movement of all types of vehicles has been temporarily restricted from 8pm on Monday to 6 am on Tuesday.
Swimming in Muthathi River, Balamuri banned
The police have banned frolicking in water at some major picnic spots from Monday evening till Tuesday morning following frequent incidents of drowning.
Thonnuru Kere, Edamuri waterfalls, Mahadevapura, Gosai Ghat, Ganjam, bathing ghats near Nimishambha Temple, Gaganachukki waterfalls, Shivanasamudra and Shiva Anekat are some of the major picnic spots where police have restricted water sports and swimming.
Mekedatu, Manchanabele, Thippagondanahalli backwaters and Kanva Dam in Ramanagara District are some of the spots where drowning incidents commonly occur, say police.
Suma Rai, vice-president, marketing, Hotel Southern Star, speaking to City Today over the phone on the New Year celebrations lined-up at the hotel, said the hotel has planned to host lot of events on the New Year eve to its guests such as Retro dance sequence, pool side dance and fun games followed by lavish unlimited non-vegetarian buffet with sea food and vegetarian dishes on the offer to be followed by dazzling fireworks at 12 am. DJ Monty will rock the floor, while M C Anand will entertain the guests with fun games.
Jeevan from Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel shares the details of events lined-up for New Year celebrations. The hotel is offering DJ performance at 8 pm and lots of fun activities followed by lavish buffet at Rs 2,500 per couple and at Rs 2,000 for the stud. Alcohol beverages will be charged extra.