Sankranti effect: Huge traffic jam at Panthangi, Keesara toll plazas
Traffic came to a grinding halt at toll plazas located at Panthangi and Keesara on Hyderabad-Vijayawada National Highway. The vehicles got stuck for a few kilometres in a traffic jam near toll plazas. People residing in Hyderabad are preferring to go native places in their own vehicles for Sankranti festival with non-availability of train and bus tickets. Due to which, more vehicles coming on to the roads. Vehicles without FASTag have to wait for their turn to pay toll fee resulting traffic halt at toll plazas.