Traffic restrictions in central Delhi from 3.30 pm on Monday due to Beating Retreat rehearsals
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Traffic restrictions in central Delhi from 3.30 pm on Monday due to Beating Retreat rehearsals

Vijay Chowk will remain closed for general traffic from 3.30pm to 9.30pm Monday, Alok Kumar, Joint CP (traffic), said.

delhi Updated: Jan 28, 2019 09:23 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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Defence bands perform during the full dress rehearsals for the beating retreat, at Vijay chowk, in New Delhi, on Sunday, January 27, 2019. (Sonu Mehta/HT Photo )

Delhiites travelling through the central part of the city on Monday should brace for detours and diversions as traffic restrictions will be imposed due to rehearsal of the Beating Retreat ceremony, police said.

Vijay Chowk will remain closed for general traffic from 3.30pm to 9.30pm Monday, Alok Kumar, Joint CP (traffic), said.

He said movement of vehicles on parts of Rafi Marg, Raisina Road, Krishna Menon Marg, ‘C’ Hexagon and Dara Shikoh Road will also be restricted.

Parking will be available for those coming to see the lighting behind the water channels between Rafi Marg and ‘C’ Hexagon after 7pm, the officer said.

Traffic police have arranged for buses to avoid taking the ‘C’ Hexagon and some nearby roads from afternoon till evening.

According to traffic police, roads to be avoided include Akbar Road, Ashoka Road, Tilak Marg, KG Marg, Prithvi Raj Road, Mathura Road, Shahjahan Road, Sher Shah Suri Marg, Bhairon Marg, Purana Qila Road and Subramania Bharti Marg.

First Published: Jan 28, 2019 09:23 IST