Independence day is close, just a couple of days left. And just like every year, Delhi Traffic Police has issued an advisory to ensure smooth and safe flow of traffic for the Independence Day.
Several roads will be closed on Tuesday for the full dress rehearsal and on Thursday for the main event of Independence day. So, here are the roads that you needed to avoid on Independence day.
Roads To Avoid During Independence Day In Delhi
On Sunday the announcement was made declaring that the seven roads including 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 the general public from 4 am to 10 am.
Vehicles without parking labels need to avoid Tilak Marg, Mathura Road, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, Subhash Marg, Jawaharlal Nehru Marg and the Ring Road between Nizamuddin Bridge and ISBT bridge, for the rehearsal and the main celebrations.
The Alternate Routes
To keep the flow of traffic intact, Delhi Traffic police have alternate routes. For people who are travelling from North to South or vice versa can take alternative routes from Aurobindo Marg, Connaught Place-Minto Road, Ring Road-ISBT and Nizamuddin bridge.
People travelling from East to West Delhi can follow the DND-NH24-Vikas Marg, Vikas Marg- DDU Marg, and Boulevard Road-Barfkhana as the alternate route.
Apart from this, Geeta Colony Bridge heading towards Shantivan will be closed. Lower Ring Road will also stay shut for the people heading towards Shantivan from ISBT Kashmere Gate and people heading towards Rajghat from IP flyover.
For Public Transport
According to the traffic police report, movement of inter-state buses will not be permitted between Maharana Pratap ISBT and Sarai Kale Khan ISBT from 12 midnight to 11 am on August 13 and the same applies for August 15.
City buses, including DTC, will not take the Ring Road from 12 midnight to 11 am on August 13. These buses may use G.T. Road, Wazirabad Road and NH-24, officials said.