Sri Ram Navami Shobha Yatra in Hyderabad would one of the largest processions of Ram Navami in India. In 2024, Hyderabad Ram Navami Shobha Yatra date is April 17.
The Shobha Yatra begins at Seetaram Bagh Temple at 11.30 AM and concludes at Hanuman Vyam Shala, Koti at 6.30 PM. This Sri Ramanavami Shobhayatra is being organised by Bhagyanagar Sri Ramanavami Utsava Samithi.
As per the sources, more than 1 lakh devotees would participate in this religious event. A 11-foot idol of Lord Ram and 6-foot statue of freedom fighter Rani Avanti Bai are the new attractions this year. This time, devotees of Karnataka, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh and Delhi will participate in Shobha Yatra.
The Routemap of Ram Navami Shobha Yatra 2024 in Hyderabad (not confirmed yet)
Sri Ram Bhavya Shobha Yatra begins at Sitarambagh Temple at 11.30 AM. It passes through Boiguda Kamaan, Gandi Hanuman Temple, Magra, Mangalhaat, Jaali Hanuman, PuranaPool, Jummeraat Bazar, Chudi Bazar, Begum Bazar Chathri, Kamalkhan Devdi, Bharthan Bazar, Siddhi Ambar Bazar, Gowliguda, Putlibowli, Koti Andhra Bank and concludes at Hanuman Tekdi Hanuman Vyayamshala.
As per the source…
Sri Ram Navmi Shobha Yatra Rani Avanti Bai BhaWan (Ganga Bowli, Dhoolpet) Se Pramrambh Hokar ->Gandhi Statue(Purana Pool) -> Chudi Bazar -> Begum Bazar -> Filkhana -> Siddhamber Bazar -> Gowliguda -> Koti Andhra Bank -> Sultaan Bazar Se Hokar Hanuman Vyaam Shala Hanuman Tekdi Tak Pouchegi..
Sri Ram Navami & Hanuman Jayanti Shobha Yatra 2015, 2014, 2013 & 2012 had become more significant as MIM MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi made some nasty comments of Lord Sri Ram and the Ayodhya verdict of Allahabad High Court. Read the earlier post on Owaisi’s comments on Sri Ram — Link
Traffic diversions for Ramnavami Shobha Yatra (not confirmed yet)
On account of Sri Rama Navami Shobha Yatra, the Hyderabad City Police has announced traffic diversions and restrictions in parts of the city on Sunday. The restrictions will be imposed in Goshamahal and Sultan Bazaar traffic police limits from 10 am onwards.
Traffic from Asifnagar will not be allowed towards Bhoiguda Kaman and will be diverted at Mallepally cross roads towards Vijayanagar colony or Mehdipatnam. Similarly, vehicles from Bhoiguda Kaman will not be allowed towards Seetharambagh and it will be diverted towards Aghapura and Habeeb Nagar.
Traffic coming from Aghapura and Habeeb Nagar will not be allowed towards Seethrambagh and will be diverted towards Darussalam and those coming from Bhoiguda Kaman will not be allowed towards Puranapool and instead diverted towards Darussalam. Similarly, the traffic coming from Puranapool will not be allowed towards Puranapool Gandhi Statue and will be diverted towards Puranapool Bridge either to Petlaburj, Karwan or Kulsumpura.
The traffic from MJ bridge will not be allowed towards Jummerath Bazar and diverted towards City College or Afzalgunj while vehicles coming from Malakunta towards MJ bridge will be diverted at Alaska towards Darussalam. Traffic coming from Afzalgunj X roads towards SA Bazar will be diverted towards Salar Jung Bridge at National Lodge. Traffic from Rang Mahal and Koti towards Gowliguda Chaman will be diverted at Jambagh and MJ Market.
Vehicles coming from Afzalgunj will not be allowed towards MJ Bridge and it will be diverted towards Madina/High Court/City College while traffic from Afzalgunj gets diverted towards Central Library and SJ bridge. Vehicles from Rang Mahal will be diverted towards CBS and those coming from Rangmahal and Andhra Bank will be diverted towards Jambagh. Vehicles coming from Bank Street will not be allowed towards Putlibowli and instead go towards DM&HS, till the procession reaches Andhra Bank X road.
Traffic from Bank Street will be diverted towards Putlibowli and not allowed towards DM&HS. Vehicles from Badichowdi will not be allowed towards Panchami Hotel and diverted towards DM&HS office. Vehicles coming from Chaderghat bridge and Sai Baba temple will be diverted towards Nimboliadda. Traffic from Narayanguda and Kachiguda Station road will be diverted towards Kachiguda Station road and those from Chermas side will be diverted towards MJ Market and Nampally Station road.
Motorists will not be allowed towards Bank Street from GPO Abids and those coming from Yousufin Company will be diverted towards GPO, Abids. Vehicles coming from Tilak road and King Koti will not be allowed towards Hanuman Tekdi and diverted towards Ram Kote.
The traffic police requested citizens to take note of above procession route and plan their movements accordingly.