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Business News/ News / India/  Hanuman Jayanti 2024: Delhi traffic police issues advisory; Avoid THESE routes today
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Hanuman Jayanti 2024: Delhi traffic police issues advisory; Avoid THESE routes today

Traffic restrictions and diversions in place for Hanuman Jayanti celebrations at Hanuman Mandir on Baba Kharak Singh Marg, Delhi. No parking on specified roads, diversions at key points, and advised routes to avoid congestion.

Two-wheelers ride past the mural depicting Hindu god Hanuman, in New Delhi, (PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore) (File) (PTI)Premium
Two-wheelers ride past the mural depicting Hindu god Hanuman, in New Delhi, (PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore) (File) (PTI)

The Delhi traffic police on Tuesday issued a traffic advisory in view of Hanuman Jayanti, providing guidance for commuters to ensure a hassle-free journey.

In an official release, the officials noted that the Hanuman Janmotsav' is being celebrated by the Hanuman Mandir Committee on Tuesday at Hanuman Mandir located on Baba Kharak Singh Marg. During the day expected gathering is approx. 50,000-60,000.

“Beside this, Shobha Yatra will also be carried out from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM in which 1,000-1,500 persons along with 07 Rath's and Band Parties will be participating, which may affect the traffic on surrounding roads," it added.

Traffic restrictions and diversions

To ensure smooth traffic management in the vicinity, the following measures will be taken:

No vehicle will be allowed to halt or park anywhere on Baba Kharak Singh Marg and Outer CC, Connaught Place.

Vehicles found parked on the above roads shall be towed away and prosecuted as per law. Towed vehicles would be parked in Traffic Pit located as Kali Badi Marg, near CNG Pump.

Diversion Points

Outer CC Baba Kharak Singh Marg

Roundabout GPO

Roundabout Patel Chowk

Roundabout Windsor Place

Routes to avoid

Roundabout GPO to Outer CC, Baba Karak Singh Marg

Outer CC Connaught Place

Panchkuiyan Road

Mandir Marg

Kali Badi Marg

Ashok Road

Janpath

The official statement further read, “People who are going towards ISBT/Railway Stations/Airports are advised to carefully plan their travel with sufficient time at hand."

Hanuman Jayanti is a Hindu festival celebrating the birth of Lord Hanuman, one of the revered figures in the Ramayana epic. The day is observed in various ways across India, with customs differing by region, season, and local traditions.

Hanuman is known by various names, including Maruti Nandan, Bajrangbali, Pawan Putra, Veer Hanuman, Sundar (a name given by his mother during his childhood), and Sankat Mochan, the remover of all troubles for his devotees.

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Published: 23 Apr 2024, 08:02 AM IST
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