23 Routes Closed, Diverted in conjunction with the 2024 Thaipusam celebration

Report: Parameswary Lekshmnan Kuala Lumpur Police

A total of 23 routes and roads around the capital will be closed and diverted in conjunction with the Thaipusam Celebration which will be held this Thursday.

According to Kuala Lumpur Police Chief Datuk Allaudeen Abdul Majid, the closure and diversion of the road will be implemented in stages from 9.00pm today to make way for the pedati procession which will start from the Sri Maha Mariamman Temple at Jalan Tun H.S. Lee.

“This pedicab procession will start from the Sri Maha Mariamman Temple in Jalan Tun H.S. Lee on Tuesday night and will end on January 24 at 4.00 pm at Sri Subramaniar Temple Batu Caves, Selangor.

“While the return march will start at 3.00 pm this Friday, January 26 through the same route,” he said during a press conference at Tun H.S. Police Station.

The roads involved include Jalan Tun H.S. Lee, Jalan Sultan, Jalan Tan Cheng Lock, Jalan Pudu, Jalan Tun Perak, Jalan Leboh Ampang, Jalan Munshi Abdullah, Jalan Dang Wangi, Jalan Raja Laut, Jalan Belia, Jalan Sri Amar, Jalan Raja Laut, Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, Jalan Old Ipoh (Bt. Lima), Jalan Ipoh (KL), Towards Batu Caves Roundabout, turn off from MRR2 and Batu Caves.

The public, especially road users, are advised to avoid using the roads involved in the closures and detours and to obey police instructions to ensure smooth traffic.

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