Dress rehearsal for the Republic Day Parade in Delhi today. Road to avoid
The Delhi Traffic Police has issued an advisory on arrangements and restrictions for the smooth conduct of Monday’s dress rehearsal for the Republic Day Parade.
The rehearsal starts at 10:30 AM from Vijay Chowk and passes through Kartavya Path, C-Hexagon, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose roundabout statue, Tilak Marg, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg and Netaji Subhash Marg before ending at the Red Fort.
To facilitate smooth passage, no traffic is allowed on Kartavya Road from Vijay Chowk to India Gate from 6pm Sunday until the end of the parade on Monday.
There will also be no cross traffic on Kartavya Path at Rafi Marg, Janpath and Man Singh Road from 11pm Sunday until the end of the parade. Gate C-Hexagon-India will be closed from 9:15am Monday until the parade passes through Tilak Marg, the report said.
Two-way traffic is not allowed on Tilak Marg, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg and Subhash Marg from 10:30 AM. Cross traffic is only allowed depending on the movement of the parade, he said.
Commuters are advised to avoid the parade route from 9:30am to 1:00pm
Metro services will continue to be available at all stations during dress rehearsal. However, boarding and disembarking at Kendriya Sachivalaya and Udyog Bhawan stations is not allowed from 5 a.m. to 12 a.m., the message said.
While there is no restriction of movement from North Delhi to New Delhi railway station or Old Delhi railway station yet, the advice asked people to plan their journey in advance to avoid possible delays.
City bus traffic will be restricted at Park Street/Udyan Marg, Aram Bagh Road (Paharganj), Kamla Market Roundabout, Delhi Secretariat (IG Stadium), Pragati Maidan (Bhairon Road), Hanuman Mandir (Yamuna Bazar), Mori Gate, ISBT Kashmiri Gate, ISBT Sarai Kale Khan and Tis Hazari Court.
Buses from Ghaziabad to Shivaji Stadium use NH-24, Ring Road and terminate at Bhairon Road. Those coming from NH-24 turn right onto Highway No. 56 and end at ISBT Anand Vihar, the message said.
Buses from Ghaziabad are diverted at Mohan Nagar to Bhopra Chungi before Wazirabad Bridge.
The flight of sub-conventional aerial platforms such as paragliders, paramotors, hang gliders, unmanned aerial vehicles, unmanned aircraft systems, ultralight aircraft, remote piloted aircraft, hot air balloons, small size motorized aircraft, quadcopters or parachuting from aircraft is prohibited in National Capital Territory of Delhi until February 15 .
The message asks motorists to observe traffic rules and to follow the instructions of personnel deployed at intersections.
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