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In conjunction with Thaipusam celebrations over the weekend, several city roads will be closed with traffic diverted for the chariot procession.
Kuala Lumpur police chief Commissioner Datuk Azmi Abu Kassim said the roads will be closed from 10pm on Friday (3 February) until 4am Saturday (4 February), and from 6pm to midnight on Monday (6 February).
The affected roads are:
- Jalan Tun HS Lee
- Jalan Sultan
- Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock
- Jalan Tun Perak/Pudu
- Jalan Leboh Ampang
- Jalan Ampang
- Jalan Munsyi Abdullah
- Jalan Dang Wangi
- Jalan Raja Laut
- Jalan Sri Amar
- Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah
- Jalan Tun Razak
The police will also facilitate the chariot procession from the Sri Maha Mariamman temple at Jalan Tun HS Lee to the Subramaniam temple in Batu Caves.
A total of 682 police officers and personnel will be deployed to ensure a smooth journey for the procession.
Members of the public are advised to plan their routes ahead in light of the closed roads and traffic diversions.
Any emergencies can be channelled to the KL police hotline at 03-2115 9999 or head to any nearest police station.
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