The rehearsals of Republic Day parade will be held at Raj Path. (HT)
The rehearsals of Republic Day parade will be held at Raj Path. (HT)

Delhi Police issues travel advisory for Republic Day parade rehearsals. Check routes to be avoided

  • There will be restrictions on the movement of traffic at Rafi Marg, Janpath and Mansingh Road
  • Motorists coming to Vinay Marg, Shanti Path and going to New Delhi and beyond should take Sardar Patel Marg

New Delhi: In order to facilitate the uninterrupted movement of Republic Day parade on Raj Path, the Delhi Traffic Police has imposed restrictions on vehicular movement at Rafi Marg, Janpath and Mansingh Road from 9 am to 12 noon on January 17, 18, 20 and 21. The rehearsals of Republic Day parade will be held at Raj Path on the specified dates from Vijay Chowk to India Gate ahead of the celebrations on January 26.

"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," Delhi Traffic Police said in a tweet.


Those working in North Block and South Block should take the following routes:

From South Side: South Avenue-Dara Shikoh Road- Hukmi Mai Road- South Sunken Road through R.P Bhawan and reach North/South Block.

From North Side: North Avenue-Brassy Avenue-North Sunken Road through R.P Bhawan and reach North/South Block.

Motorists coming to Vinay Marg, Shanti Path and going to New Delhi and beyond should take Sardar Patel Marg - Mother Teresa Crescent - R/A RML - Baba Kharak Singh Marg or Park Street -Mandir Marg and proceed further to North Delhi/New Delhi.

Buses from south side destined for Central Secretariat shall be curtailed at Vishwa Yuvak Kendra, Chanakya Puri, Tyag Raj Marg, Krishna Menon Marg, Maulana Azad Road.

Other buses going to New Delhi Railway Station shall take route via Sardar Patel Marg-Simon Boliver Marg-Upper Ridge Road- Shankar Road - Park Street/Mandir Marg.

No flight operations will take place for two hours at the Delhi International Airport on seven days -- January 18, 20-24 and 26 -- due to the Republic Day celebrations.

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