Hyderabad: Severe traffic congestion due to cricket, Congress event

Hyderabad: Many areas in the city experienced severe traffic congestion on Thursday, January 25. due to two major events — India vs England test match at Uppal Stadium and the Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee’s State-level workers’ convention at LB Stadium.

The city’s roads remained gridlocked throughout the day. Vijaynagar Colony, Mehdipatnam, and Lakdi-ka-pul, towards Secretariat, saw a 20-minute delay, according to Google’s live traffic updates.

Other areas such as Chandrayangutta, Bowenpally, Kacheguda, Secunderabad, Alwal, Bolarum, Uppal, Tarnaka and Patancheru experience similar slowdowns of around 16 minutes.

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The situation was not better on Hitech City main road and Begumpet Road, where commuters faced delays of 10-12 minutes.