: Kite-flying in religious places and thoroughfares have been restricted by the police here from January 14 to 15 on the occasion of Sankaranti festival.
Police commissioner Anjani Kumar said, "In order to maintain law & order, peace and tranquility and to prevent incidents of breach of peace and accidents that are likely to occur unless kite-flying is regulated during the celebration of Sankranthi Festival in Hyderabad city from January 14 to January 15..."
He said parents and citizens in the city have to advise their children not to fly kites from the terraces, which do not have parapet walls to avoid any untoward incident.
Children should be made aware of their vulnerability as regards electrocution, if they try to collect stray kites from electric poles, he added.
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