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I-Day rehearsal: Avoid central Delhi roads on Saturday morning

delhi Updated: Aug 11, 2016 23:43 IST
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The roads around old and central Delhi will witness traffic restrictions on Saturday for the Independence Day dress rehearsal.(Sonu Mehta/Hindustan Times)

HT Correspondent

Roads around old and central Delhi will witness traffic restrictions on Saturday for the Independence Day dress rehearsal.

Closed to traffic from 5 am to 9 am:

Netaji Subhash Marg, from Delhi Gate to Chatta Rail

Lothian Road from GPO Delhi to Chatta Rail

SP Mukherjee Marg from HC 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

In an advisory issued on Thursday, the Delhi Traffic Police also advised commuters to avoid Mathura Road, Tilak Marg, Subhash Marg, Jawaharlal Nehru Marg and Ring Road between Nizamuddin Bridge and the ISBT Bridge.

“Adequate informative signage will be displayed for the guidance of vehicular traffic destined for the Red Fort at all important traffic junctions. Commuters are requested to follow the traffic restrictions for their own convenience,” said Garima Bhatnagar, joint commissioner of police (traffic).

The Delhi Police also prohibited paragliding, use of microlight aircrafts, hot-air balloons, and hang gliding from Friday till October 10.