New Delhi: Ahead of the Republic Day Parade rehearsal next week, the Delhi Police on Saturday issued a traffic advisory as per which the rehearsals would be held on the Raj Path from Vijay Chowk to India Gate on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.
According to the advisory, there will be restricted traffic at Rajapth-Rafi Marg, Rajpath-Janpath, Rajpath-Man Singh Road and Rajpath-C-Hexagon from 9 am to 12 pm during the rehearsal. Rajpath from Vijay Chowk to India Gate will also remain closed for the traffic during this time.
Urging the commuters to follow the traffic rules, road discipline and directions of the traffic police personnel deployed at all intersections, the advisory said that the traffic would be diverted during the parade that will start from Vijay Chowk and go to C-Hexagon via Rajpath.
According to the traffic advisory, the commuters would have to take an alternative route from north to south and vice versa through the Ring Road (Ashram Chowk-Sarai Kale Khan-I P Flyover-Rajghat), from Lajpat Rai Marg-Mathura Road-Bhairon Road-Ring Road, from Aurobindo Marg-Safdarjung Road-Kamal Attaturk Mar-Kautilaya Marg-Sardar Patel Marg- Mother Teresa Crescent-RML-Baba Kharak Singh Marg, from Prithvi Raj Road-Rajesh Pilot Marg-Subramaniam Bharti Marg-Mathura Road-Bhairon Road-Ring Road and Burfkhana-Azad Market-Rani Jhansi Flyover-Punchkuian Road-Hanuman Murti-Vande Matram Marg-Dhaula Kuan.
On the east to west route and vice versa, the commuters have been advised to opt the Ring Road, Bhairon Road, Mathura Road, Subramaniam Bharti Marg, Rajesh Pilot Marg, Prithvi Raj Road, Safdarjung Road, Kamal Ataturk Marg, Panchsheel Marg, Simon Boliver Marg, Upper Ridge Road and the Vande Matram Marg.
The commuters heading to the Central Secretariat and Connaught Place from south have been advised to take the Mother Teresa Crescent-Park Street-Mandir Marg/Baba Kharak Singh Marg or the Ring Road-Vande Matram Marg-Link Road-Panchkuian Road, or the Ring Road-Sardar Patel Marg-11 Murti-Mother Teresa Crescent-R/A RML-North Avenue or Baba Kharak Singh Marg route.
As per the advisory, those coming to Vinay Marg, Shanti Path and going to New Delhi and beyond should take the Sardar Patel Marg-Mother Teresa Crescent-R/A RML-Baba Kharak Singh Marg or the Park Street-Mandir Marg.