President’s convoy gets stuck in Kolkata traffic

Kolkata, Jan 19 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee’s convoy got stranded in a traffic bottleneck for a few minutes after it took a wrong turn on a city road on Thursday.

The President was headed to attend the 35th anniversary of the Bengali daily “Aajkal”. But, instead of taking the Eastern Metropolitan bypass, the convoy drove on to the Park Circus connector.

The cars remained stranded for two-three minutes due to the clogged traffic.

However, traffic policemen on duty quickly cleared the route and the convoy resumed its journey.