New Delhi, January 16: In a bid to facilitate hassle-free traffic movement during the rehearsals of Republic day parade, the Delhi Traffic Police has issued an advisory on Thursday. In a tweet, the Delhi Police has issued traffic diversions and alternative routes to be taken by commuters during rehearsals. The rehearsals will be held for four days on January 17, 18, 20 and 21 on Rajpath from Vijay Chowk to India Gate in the national capital.
The traffic restrictions will be in place at Rafi Marg, Janpath and Mansingh Road from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Meanwhile, Rajpath from Vijay Chowk to India Gate will also remain closed for traffic. "There will be restrictions on the movement of traffic at Rafi Marg, Janpath and Mansingh Road from 0900 hours to 1200 hours. Rajpath from Vijay Chowk to India Gate will also remain closed for traffic," the police said.
Full details of the alternate routes suggested by Delhi traffic police:
REPUBLIC DAY PARADE – 2020 - REHEARSALS ON
17th, 18th, 20th AND 21st JANUARY, 2020 pic.twitter.com/sQUbykNxvK
— Delhi Traffic Police (@dtptraffic) January 16, 2020
In its tweet, the Delhi Traffic Police stated that motorists coming to Vinay Marg, Shanti Path and going to New Delhi and beyond should take the following route - Sardar Patel Marg - Mother Teresa Crescent - R/A RML - Baba Kharak Singh Marg or Park Street -Mandir Marg and proceed further to north Delhi or New Delhi.
In order to facilitate rehearsals restrictions have been imposed for vehicular movement in the national capital. On the above mentioned dates, buses from south side headed for Central Secretariat shall be "curtailed at Vishwa Yuvak Kendra, Chanakya Puri, Tyag Raj Marg, Krishna Menon Marg, Maulana Azad Road," the advisory said.