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Republic Day Parade 2017: Delhi Airspace to remain closed for two hours and other traffic restrictions

Delhi Airspace On Monday Will Remain Closed From 10.35 Am To 12.15 Pm When The Full Dress Rehearsal Of The Republic Day Parade Is Scheduled To Be Held.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Saurabh Kumar | Updated on: 23 Jan 2017, 10:28:12 AM
Republic Day Parade 2017: Delhi Airspace to remain closed for two hours and other traffic restrictions

New Delhi:

Delhi airspace on Monday will remain closed from 10.35 am to 12.15 pm when the full dress rehearsal of the Republic Day parade is scheduled to be held.

Hundreds of flyers may face problems due to the Airspace closure for about 2 hours on Monday.

People of Delhi and those who will be travelling to the National Capital you may have to crawl as traffic restrictions have been made ahead of Republic Day rehearsal. Proper arrangements have been made.

According to the advisory that was released by the Delhi Traffic Police said that Vijay Chowk, Janpath, and Man Singh Road will remain closed for the movement of traffic from 9 am to 12 pm on Saturday.

Jams will continue on Monday and Wednesday for the dress rehearsal. The roads around the parade venue will also be closed in parts as per the movement of the parade and the traffic situation, Senior traffic officials said.

“It is advisable to cross the stretch before 8.45 am as the barricades will be in place after that. Planning journeys accordingly will help commuters avoid any inconvenience and hassles,” said Garima Bhatnagar, joint commissioner of police (traffic).

Roads which are likely to get affected by the parade are Kasturba Gandhi Marg, Barakhamba Road, South Avenue, Teen Murti Marg, Akbar Road, Rajaji Marg, Shahjahan Road, India Gate C-Hexagon, Purana Quila Road, Sher Shah Road, Copernicus Marg, and Tilak Marg.

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First Published : 23 Jan 2017, 10:20:00 AM

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