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Republic Day Full Dress Rehearsal: Delhi Police issues traffic advisory, route arrangements

Delhi Traffic Police Has Issued A Traffic Advisory For The Full Dress Rehearsal Day. The Delhi Traffic Police ‏tweeted The Route And Traffic Arrangements For The Day.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Neha Singh | Updated on: 23 Jan 2018, 06:24:53 PM

New Delhi:

Ahead of Republic Day function, traffic restrictions will be enforced in the city. Due to the full dress rehearsal day on Tuesday half a dozen roads will be closed along with some diversions. The Republic Day Parade rehearsal will begin at 09.50 am from the Vijay Chowk and will proceed to Red Fort.

On India's 69th Republic Day 10 heads of Association of Southeast Asian Nations or ASEAN leaders will be present. This is the first time that, the Republic Day celebrations will have 10 chief guests from Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos and Brunei - will be hosted in this year's celebrations. 

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Delhi traffic police has issued a traffic advisory for the full dress rehearsal day. The Delhi Traffic Police ‏tweeted the route and traffic arrangements for the day:


The route for the parade will be: Vijay Chowk - Rajpath - India Gate - Tilak Marg - Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg - Netaji Subhash Marg - Red Fort.
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 January 22nd, 2018 till Parade is over.

2.  No cross traffic on Rajpath from 11.00 pm on January 22nd, 2018 at Rafi Marg, Janpath, Man Singh Road till Parade is over.

3.  'C'-Hexagon-India Gate will be closed for traffic from 09.00 am on January 23rd, 2018 till Parade crosses Tilak Marg.

4.  From 10.00 am on January 23rd, 2018 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.

Commuters have been advised to plan their journey in advance accordingly and avoid the route of parade, from 9 am to 12:30 pm.

Bus Services

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

1.  Park Street/Udyan Marg

2.  Aram Bagh Road (Pahar Ganj )

3.  R/A Kamla Market.

4.  Delhi Sachivalaya (IG Stadium)

5.  Pragati Maiden (Bhairon Road)

6.  Hanuman Mandir (Yamuna Bazar)

7.  Mori Gate

8.  ISBT Kashmiri Gate

9.  ISBT Sarai Kale Kha n10. Tis Hazari Court

Metro Services

Metro services will remain available for commuters at all metro stations during the full dress rehearsal ceremony. However, boarding/de-boarding at the below mentioned station will not be permitted as per schedule given:-

1.  Kendriya Sachivalaya and Udyog Bhawan: From 5.00 am till 12 noon

2.  Lok Kalyan Marg (Race Course) and Patel Chowk:  From 8.45 am to 1200 noon.

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First Published : 23 Jan 2018, 08:55:09 AM