New Delhi: In view of the Rehearsals that is being held on the 17, 18, 20 and 21st of January 2020 the Traffic Advisory has been released by the Delhi Traffic Police to enhance the traffic and to avoid the commotion. This advisory has been released by Mr. N .S.Bundela IPS Joint Commissioner of Police, Traffic Headquarters. The Rehearsals of Republic Day Parade, 2020 shall be held on Raj Path on 17th, 18th, 20th, and 21st January 2020 from Vijay Chowk to India Gate. The Route of the Parade is from VijayChowk, Rajpath to ‘C’ Hexagon.
In order to facilitate the uninterrupted movement of Parade on Raj Path, there will be restrictions on the movement of traffic at Rafi Marg, Janpath and Mansingh Road from 0900 hours to 1200 hours on these dates. Rajpath from Vijay Chowk to India Gate will also remain closed for traffic.
The suggested Routes given by the Traffic police are from North to South and vice versa: Ring Road i.e. Ashram Chowk-Sarai Kale Khan – I.P. Flyover – Rajghat. Lajpat Rai Marg – Mathura Road-Bhairon Road-Ring Road. Aurobindo Marg – Safdarjung Road – Kamal AttaturkMarg – KautilayaMarg –Sardar Patel Marg – Mother Teresa Crescent – RML. – Baba Kharak Singh Marg to reach New Delhi. Prithvi Raj Road – Rajesh Pilot Marg –Subramaniam Bharti Marg- Mathura Road –Bhairon Road –Ring Road. Burfkhana – Azad Mkt – Rani Jhansi Flyover – Punchkuian Road – Hanuman Murti – VandeMatramMarg – DhaulaKuan.
From East to West and vice versa: Ring Road – Bhairon Road – Mathura Road – SubramaniamBhartiMarg – Rajesh Pilot Marg – Prithvi Raj Road – Safdarjung Road –Kamal Ataturk Marg –PanchsheelMarg –SimonBoliverMarg –Upper Ridge Road/ VandeMatram Marg. OR Ring road – ISBT – Chandgi Ram Akhara – Mall Road – Azad Pur – Ring Road. Ring Road – Bhairon Road – Mathura Road – Lodhi Road – AurobindoMarg – Safdarjung Road –Teen MurtiMarg –Mother Teresa Crescent – Park Street –Shankar Road –VandeMatram Marg.
From East to South West side Delhi: Ring Road –Vande Matram Marg & vice versa. South to Connaught Place, Central Sectt: Mother Teresa Crescent – Park Street – MandirMarg/Baba Kharak Singh Marg. Ring Road – VandeMatramMarg – Link Road – Panchkuian Road or Ring Road – Sardar Patel Marg – 11 Murti – Mother Teresa Crescent – R/A RML – North Avenue or Baba Kharak Singh Marg.
Those working in North Block and South Block should take the following routes: From South Side, South Avenue-DaraShikoh Road- Hukmi Mai Road- South Sunken Road through R.P Bhawan and reach North/South Block. From North Side, North Avenue-Brassy Avenue-North Sunken Road through R.P Bhawan and reach North/South Block.
Motorists coming to Vinay Marg, Shanti Path and going to New Delhi and beyond should take Sardar Patel Marg – Mother Teresa Crescent – R/A RML – Baba Kharak Singh Marg or Park Street –MandirMarg and proceed further to North Delhi/New Delhi.
Buses from south side destined for Central Sectt. shall be curtailed at VishwaYuvak Kendra, Chanakyapuri, Tyag Raj Marg, Krishna Menon Marg, and Maulana Azad Road. Other buses going to New Delhi Railway Station shall take the route via Sardar Patel Marg-Simon BoliverMarg-Upper Ridge Road- Shankar Road -Park Street/Mandir Marg.
Because of diverted traffic, congestion is likely to take place on these roads. Motorists are requested to have patience, observe traffic rules & road discipline and follow directions of Traffic Police personnel deployed at all intersections. People are requested to plan their journeys to avoid inconvenience.
It is to be noted that Flying of sub-conventional aerial platforms like paragliders, paramotors, hang gliders, UAVs, UASs, microlight aircraft, remotely piloted aircraft, hot air balloons, small size powered aircraft, quadcopters or para jumping from aircraft, etc. are prohibited over the jurisdiction of National Capital Territory of Delhi from 18.01.2020upto31.01.2020 (both are inclusive).