IMPHAL, Sep 13 : The Deputy Commissioner of Imphal West has issued an order today prohibiting parking of vehicles on both side of RIMS road (Nagamapal junction to RIMS junction) and Canteen road (Uripok junction to RIMS junction).
The order which will be effective from September 15 allowed parking on only one side of the road (on the northern side for RIMS road and on the western side for Canteen road) in a single row. It also prohibited anyone from blocking the road partially or fully for any function or program disturbing the flow of traffic.
The order also said earmarking of space in front of any establishments along the road will not be allowed.
The order was passed by the DC following frequent traffic congestion on the said stretch of road which are used for emergency services throughout the day for movement to various hospitals including RIMS. The traffic congestion has greatly affected the emergency services leading to loss of precious hours for saving lives due to the congestion, added the order.