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An army soldier stands on a truck loaded with Akash Missiles during the rehearsals ahead of the Republic Day celebrations, at Rajpath in New Delhi.  (ANI )
An army soldier stands on a truck loaded with Akash Missiles during the rehearsals ahead of the Republic Day celebrations, at Rajpath in New Delhi. (ANI )

Republic Day Parade rehearsal: Delhi Police issues traffic advisory, avoid these routes today

  • For Republic Day too, no traffic will be allowed on Rajpath from Vijay Chowk to India Gate from 6 pm on Saturday till the parade gets over on Sunday
  • In order to facilitate smooth passage of the Parade, movement of traffic on certain roads leading to the route of the Parade will be restricted

Delhi Traffic Police has issued a traffic advisory in connection with the Republic Day Celebrations, there will be Full Dress Rehearsal on Thursday.

The rehearsal will have the same route as that of the Parade on Republic Day. The Parade rehearsal will start at 09.50 AM on 23 January from Vijay Chowk & will proceed to Red Fort.

ROUTE OF THE PARADE:

The following is the route of the Parade.

Vijay Chowk – Rajpath -‘C’-Hexagon -Tilak Marg - Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg – Netaji Subhash Marg - Red Fort.

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS

In order to facilitate smooth passage of the Parade, movement of traffic on certain roads leading to the route of the Parade will be restricted as under:-

(1). No traffic on Rajpath from Vijay Chowk to India Gate from 06.00 PM on 22.01.2020 till Parade is over.

(2). No cross traffic on Rajpath from 11.00 PM on 22.01.2020 at Rafi Marg, Janpath, Man Singh Road till Parade is over.

(3). ‘C’-Hexagon-India Gate will be closed for traffic from 09.15 AM on23.01.2020 till Parade crosses Tilak Marg.

(4). From 10.00 AM on 23.01.2020 Traffic on Tilak Marg, BSZ Marg and Subhash Marg will not be allowed on both directions. Cross Traffic will only be allowed depending upon the movement of the Parade.

Road users are requested to plan their journey in advance accordingly and avoid the route of Parade, from 0900 hours to 1230 hours, for their own convenience.

SUGGESTED ROUTES

However, if the journey is unavoidable, the road users are advised to take following routes:-

NORTH –SOUTH CORRIDOR

Ring Road – Ashram Chowk – Sarai Kale Khan – I.P. Flyover – Rajghat – Ring Road

From Madarsa - Lodhi Road ‘T’ point - Aurobindo Marg – AIIMS Chowk –Ring Road – Dhaula Kuan – Vande Matram Marg – Shankar Road – Park Street or Mandir Marg.

EAST- WEST CORRIDOR

Ring Road-Bhairon Road- Mathura Road – Lodhi Road - Aurobindo Marg – AIIMS Chowk –Ring Road – DhaulaKuan – Vande Matram Marg – Shankar Road – Park Street or Mandir Marg.

Ring Road- Boulevard Road- Barf Khana Chowk – Rani Jhansi Flyover- Faiz Road – Vande Matram Marg – R/A Shankar Road.

Ring Road – ISBT – Chnadgi Ram Akhara – I.P College – Mall Road – Azadpur – Punjabi Bagh.

FOR NEW DELHI RAILWAY STATION

From South Delhi:-Dhaula Kuan – Vande Matram Marg – Panchkuian Road -Outer Circle Connaught Place-Chelmsford Road for Paharganj side or Minto Road- Bhavbhuti Marg for Ajmeri Gate side.

From East Delhi:- Boulevard Road via ISBT Bridge - Rani Jhansi Flyover -R/A Jhandewalan – D.B. Gupta Road-Sheela Cinema Road- Paharganj Bridge and reach New Delhi Railway Station.

FOR OLD DELHI RAILWAY STATION

From South Delhi:- Ring Road- Ashram Chowk-Sarai Kale Khan-Ring Road – Rajghat-Ring Road-Chowk Yamuna Bazar- S.P. Mukherjee Marg-Chhatta Rail-Kauria Bridge and reach Old Delhi Rly. Station.

Though there will be no restriction for people from North Delhi going towards New Delhi Railway Station or Old Delhi Railway Station yet it is advised that they plan their journey in advance and take sufficient extra time to reach their destination to avoid possible delay.

BUS TERMINATING POINTS

Movement of the City Bus Services will be curtailed at the following points;-

1. Park Street/UdyanMarg 2. Aram Bagh Road (PaharGanj )

3. R/A Kamla Market. 4. Delhi Sachivalaya (IG Stadium)

5. Pragati Maidan (Bhairon Road) 6. Hanuman Mandir (Yamuna Bazar)

7 Mori Gate 8. ISBT Kashmiri Gate

9

ISBT Sarai Kale Khan 10 Tis Hazari Court

INTER STATE BUSES:

(I) Buses from Ghaziabad bound for Shivaji Stadium shall take NH-24, Ring Road and terminate at Bhairon Road.

(II) Buses coming from NH-24 shall take right turn on Road No. 56 and terminate at ISBT Anand Vihar.

(II) Buses coming from Ghaziabad side will be diverted at Mohan Nagar towards Bhopra Chungi for Wazirabad Bridge.

(III) All Inter State buses coming from Dhaula Kuan side shall terminate at Dhaula Kuan.

METRO SERVICES

Metro Rail Service shall remain available for commuters at all Metro Stations during the Full Dress Rehearsal Ceremony on 23 January 2020.

However, boarding/de-boarding at the below mentioned station will not be permitted as per schedule given :-

Name of Metro Station Boarding/De-boarding not allowed:

Central Secretariat and Udyog Bhawan: From 5.00 am till 1200 Noon on 23 January.

HTVs/LGVs

No HTV/LGV will be allowed to enter Delhi from borders from 2200 hrs on 22.01.2020 till the Parade is over.

No HTV/LGV will be allowed to ply between I.S.B.T. Sarai kale Khan and I.S.B.T. Kashmiri Gate on Ring Road from 0730 hrs to 1330 hrs on 23.01.2020.

TSR/TAXIS

No TSR and Taxi will be allowed to enter or ply after 0700 hours on 23.01.2020 in the Area bound by:-

Mother Teresa Crescent

Baba Kharak Singh Marg–

Ashoka Road upto r/a Patel Chowk

Sansad Marg upto Tolstoy Marg upto Tolstoy Marg upto Kasturba Gandhi Marg

Kasturba Gandhi Marg upto Ferozeshah Road

Ferozeshah Road upto R/A Mandi House

Bhagwan Dass Road

Mathura Road

Subramaniam Bharti Marg

Humayun Road

APJ Abdul Kalam Marg

Kamal ata Turk Marg

Kautilya Marg and Sardar Patel Road (EXCLUDING).

Instructions to General Public

Flying of sub-conventional aerial platforms like para-gliders, para-motors, hang gliders, UAVs, UASs, microlight aircrafts, remotely piloted aircrafts, hot air balloons, small size powered aircrafts, quadcopters or para jumping from aircraft etc. are prohibited over the jurisdiction of National Capital Territory of Delhi till 15 February 2020.


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