Sat. Mar 2nd, 2024


In view of the Beating Retreat ceremony to be held at Vijay Chowk, the Delhi Traffic Police on Monday urged commuters to keep away from sure routes together with Rafi Marg, Raisina Road, areas past Dara Shikoh roundabout amongst others as a consequence of restrictions.

The Beating Retreat ceremony marks the conclusion of Republic Day celebrations.

According to police, site visitors restrictions might be enforced from 2 p.m. to 9.30 p.m. on Monday, with Vijay Chowk being closed to site visitors.

“Rafi Marg, from Sunehri Masjid roundabout to Krishi Bhawan roundabout, Raisina Road from Krishi Bhawan roundabout towards Vijay Chowk, areas beyond Dara Shikoh roundabout, Krishna Menon Marg roundabout, and Sunehri Masjid towards Vijay Chowk will witness restrictions on traffic, ” mentioned a senior site visitors cop.

Kartavya Path, positioned between Vijay Chowk and ‘C’ hexagon, will even expertise restricted site visitors.

“Commuters are advised to consider alternative routes such as Ring Road, Ridge Road, Aurobindo Marg, Madrasa T-Point, Lodhi Road, Safdarjung Road, Kamal Ataturk Marg, Rani Jhansi Road, and Minto Road, ” mentioned the official.

To accommodate the automobiles of invitees and spectators and forestall site visitors congestion across the ceremony venues and India Gate, buses will observe diverted routes from 2 p.m. to 9.30 p.m. on Monday.

“For those coming to witness the illumination at Vijay Chowk after 7 p.m., parking will be available between Rafi Marg and ‘C’ Hexagon, according to the advisory, ” mentioned the official.

The official additional mentioned that the general public and motorists are urged to train endurance, adhere to site visitors laws and street etiquette, and observe the directions of site visitors personnel stationed at intersections.

“It is recommended to plan journeys in advance to minimise inconvenience and stay informed through the traffic police’s social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, ” mentioned the official.

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