Delhi Police Issues Traffic Advisory Ahead Of Republic Day Parade (Photo Credit: File Photo)
As part of the security arrangements for the Republic Day celebrations on Sunday, several roads in central Delhi are expected to remain shut briefly on Sunday. It is to be noted that this year, instead of starting from India Gate, Republic Day proceedings begin from Vijay Chowk and proceed towards Red Fort ground. Republic Day parade will begin at 10 am and last for 90 minutes. The parade will follow the route from Vijay Chowk – Rajpath – ‘C’ Hexagon – TilakMarg – Bahadur Shah Zafarmarg – Netaji Subhash marg – Red Fort.
To avoid inconvenience, Delhi Traffic Police has issued an advisory for the people ahead of the Republic Day celebrations. Delhi Traffic Police said, “In order to facilitate the smooth passage of the parade, traffic movement on certain roads leading to the route of the parade will be restricted as under:
No traffic on Rajpath from Vijay Chowk to India Gate from 6pm on January 25 till the parade is over.
No cross traffic on Rajpath from 11 pm on January 25 at Rafi Marg, Janpath, Man Singh Road till parade is over.
'C'-Hexagon-India Gate will be closed for traffic from 2 am on January 26 till parade crosses Tilak Marg.
From 5 am on January 26, traffic on Tilak Marg, BSZ Marg and Subhash Marg will not be allowed in both directions. Cross-traffic will only be allowed depending upon the movement of the parade.