Delhi Traffic Police

Independence day 2019: Traffic diverted on these routes; know alternative routes and timings

The Delhi Traffic Police has issued a traffic advisory for the smooth run of dress rehearsal for Independence Day held in the national capital on Tuesday.

In the wake of the rehearsal, elaborate security arrangements have been made as traffic on several routes have been diverted for six hours.

According to the traffic advisory, seven roads – Netaji Subhash Marg, Lothian Road, S.P Mukherjee Marg, Chandni Chowk Road, Nishad Raj Marg, Esplanade Road, its Link Road, and Ring Road from Rajghat to Y-Point-Hanuman Setu will be closed for general public from 4 am to 10 am.

Traffic on the following roads has been diverted for six hours

  • Delhi Gate to Chhatta Rail along Netaji Subhash Marg
  • Lothian Road from GPO Delhi to Chatta Rail
  • Syama Prasad Mukherjee Road from HC Sen Marg to Yamuna Bazar Chawk
  • Chandni Chawk from Fawwara Chawk to Lal Qila Chawk
  • Nishad Raj Marg from Ring Road to Netaji Subhash Marg
  • Link Road from Esplanade Road to Netaji Subhash Marg

Buses plying on following routes have also been diverted:

  • Lothian Road from Chhatta Rail to Kashmere Gate
  • Yamuna Bazar from Ring Road to Jat Faujah Dharamshala
  • Subhash Marg from Chhatta Rail to Delhi Gate
  • Syama Prasad Mukherjee Marg
  • Ring Road from Nizamuddin bridge to North Loop bus stand
  • Roads connecting India Gate – C-Hexagon, Sher Shah Road, Purana Qila Road, Pandara Road, Rajpath, Akbar Road, Tilak Marg, Sikandara Road, Bhagwan Das Road, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg.
  • Vikas Marg till Delhi Secretariat loop
  • Kasturba Gandhi Road
  • Ashoka Road

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