Traffic restrictions in Delhi on Sunday for Independence Day rehearsal
Metro services on the blue line will be as usual. But boarding and de-boarding at Red Fort and Jama Masjid Metro Stations of violet line will not be allowed after 6.30 AM during the full dress rehearsal.delhi Updated: Aug 11, 2017 22:22 IST
Traffic restrictions will be in place on major roads across Delhi on Sunday due to the dress rehearsal of Independence Day.
Commuters need to plan their journey in advance as those vehicles that do not have parking labels for the rehearsal will have to avoid Tilak Marg, Mathura Road, BSZ Marg, Subhash Marg, J.L. Nehru Marg and Ring Road between Nizammuddin Bridge and the ISBT bridge.
Six major road routes will be closed for general traffic, except labelled vehicles, between 5am and 9am. They are Netaji Subhash Marg from Delhi Gate to Chatta Rail, Lothian Road from GPO Delhi to Chatta Rail, S.P.Mukherjee Marg from H.C.Sen Marg to Yamuna Bazar Chowk, Chandni Chowk Road from Fountain Chowk to Red Fort, Nishad Raj Marg from Ring Road to Netaji Subhash Marg, Esplanade Road and its Link Road to Netaji Subhash Marg.
Traffic will not be permitted on lower Ring Road from ISBT Kashmere Gate towards Shantivan and from IP flyover towards Rajghat.
Metro services on the blue line will be as usual. But boarding and de-boarding at Red Fort and Jama Masjid Metro Stations of violet line will not be allowed after 6.30 AM during the full dress rehearsal.
The public may use Delhi Metro and reach Delhi Gate, Chandni Chowk or Kashmere Gate Metro stations to further reach Red Fort.