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Prez swearing-in: Expect traffic diversions in central Delhi on Tuesday morning, afternoon

While the police advised motorists to keep off the roads connecting Parliament House and the Rashtrapati Bhawan, they said some nearby roads too could be shut for the general public if the need arises.

delhi Updated: Jul 25, 2017 00:03 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
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While the police advised motorists to keep off the roads connecting Parliament House and the Rashtrapati Bhawan, they said some nearby roads too could be shut for the general public if the need arises.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

New Delhi

As the new president takes oath on Tuesday, motorists travelling to Lutyens’ Delhi in the morning and afternoon hours could face traffic restrictions on certain stretches, warned traffic police officers.

While the police advised motorists to keep off the roads connecting Parliament House and Rashtrapati Bhawan, they said some nearby roads too could be shut for the general public if the need arises.

Among those roads are Vijay Chowk between North and South Foundation area, the Rajpath and Rashtrapati Bhawan upto Janpath, Raisina Road between Rail Bhawan to Parliament House and Dalhousie Road between Krishna Menon Marg and Moti Lal Nehru Marg connecting Vijay Chowk.

Garima Bhatnagar, Joint CP (traffic), advised motorists to avoid these routes between 10.30 am and 2.30 pm. “Diversions will be made and alternative routes provided if we close these routes,” she said.

First Published: Jul 25, 2017 00:02 IST