On the occasion of Makar Sankranti, to prevent manja-related accidents the police have decided to keep Sadar fly-over closed from 6am to 6pm on Wednesday.
During the Makar Sankranti, two wheeler riders often get injured due to the dangling manjas.At the same the city roads are also witness traffic jams because the kite flying and youngsters run to catch a kite in middle of the busy road.
And the nylon manja used for kite flying which has also aggravated the problem and turned to be fatal for bike riders as well as birds. Despite the ban, the rise of the nylon manja is on rise. Commissioner of Police Dr.BK Upadhyay directed to all police stations for taking strict action against the kite fliers ignoring the safety of citizens. And action will be taken against those who found flouting rules.