G20 Alert: The city of New Delhi, In light of the G20 Summit, the Delhi Police implored the public on Wednesday not to visit India Gate and Kartavya Path for activities such as walking, cycling, and picnicking.The mega event is scheduled for September 9 and 10 at the newly constructed Bharat Mandapam international convention and exhibition centre at Pragati Maidan.
G20 Alert: Delhi Police Advises Against Visiting India Gate and Kartavya Path
In a media briefing, Special Commissioner of Police (Traffic) SS Yadav stated that since India Gate Kartavya Path has been “designated in the controlled zone,” the Delhi Police is urging the public not to visit the area during the G20 Summit for “walking, cycling, or picnicking.”
“We have also asked the DMRC (Delhi Metro Rail Corporation) to begin operating trains at 4 a.m. to avoid causing people inconvenience,” he said.
In a letter to the DMRC, Delhi Police Commissioner Sanjay Arora requested that train service begin at 4:00 a.m. on September 8, 9, and 10 so that security personnel can arrive at their duty posts on time.
In preparation for the summit, Delhi Metro officials announced on Wednesday that services will begin at 4 a.m. from terminal stations on all lines of the network on September 8, 9, and 10.
Additionally, Special Commissioner of Police Yadav stated that online delivery of essential goods will be permitted, but food delivery services will not be permitted in the New Delhi district.
“Media personnel with G20 credentials will assemble at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium and be shuttled to the event site. It will not be permitted for media vehicles to access New Delhi,” he said.
Yadav advised individuals to use the navigation app’mapmyindia’ to reach their destinations in light of traffic and security arrangements.