The Delhi Traffic Police issued an advisory on Sunday in view of the Republic Day Parade Full Dress Rehearsal, which is scheduled to take place on Monday. The traffic police requested the commuters to avoid the routes that have been mentioned in their advisory and plan their journey accordingly.
Delhi Traffic Police from its official handle on Twitter posted the advisory. The tweet read: “Traffic Advisory. In view of #RepublicDay Parade Full Dress Rehearsal on 23rd Jan 2023, certain traffic restrictions will be effective in Delhi. Commuters are requested to avoid the mentioned routes and plan their journey accordingly.”
In view of #RepublicDay Parade Full Dress Rehearsal on 23rd Jan 2023, certain traffic restrictions will be effective in Delhi.
Commuters are requested to avoid the mentioned routes and plan their journey accordingly.#DPTrafficAdvisory pic.twitter.com/zAxtpEOeaj
— Delhi Traffic Police (@dtptraffic) January 22, 2023
The parade will start from Vijay Chowk at 10:30 am and finish at Red Fort. Traffic on some roads will be controlled and redirected to allow the orderly conduct of the parade. Additionally, the police have planned alternative routes for commuters.
The march will proceed through Kadwatipath, the C-Hexagon, past the monument of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, through Tilak Marg, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, and Netaji Subhash Marg before arriving at the Red Fort. On January 23, avoid crossing the parade path between 9.30 am and 1 pm, and make your travel arrangements well in advance.
From 6 p.m. on January 22 till the conclusion of the procession, traffic movement on the Kartavya Path between Vijay Chowk and India Gate will be restricted. From 11 pm on January 22 till the conclusion of the procession toward the duty path, Rafi Marg, Janpath, and Man Singh Road will be barred. Additionally, from 9.15 am on January 23, no traffic will be permitted from the duty side at C-Hexagon-India Gate, till the parade ends.
Routes To Use To Avoid Jams
North-South Corridor: Ring Road- Ashram Chowk-Sarai Kale Khan- I.P. Flyover- Rajghat- Ring Road From Madrasa – Lodhi Road T Point – Aurobindo Marg – AIIMS Chowk – Ring Road – Dhaula Kuan – Vande Mataram Marg – Shankar Road – Park Street or Mandir Marg
East-West Corridor: Ring Road – Bhairon Road – Mathura Road – Lodhi Road – Aurobindo Marg – AIIMS Chowk – Ring Road – Dhaula Kuan – Vande Mataram Marg – Shankar Road – Park Street or Mandir Marg
From South Delhi: Dhaula Kuan – Vande Mataram Marg – Panchkuia Road – Outer Circle Connaught Place – Chelmsford Road towards Paharganj or Minto Road – Bhavabhuti Marg towards Ajmeri Gate
From East Delhi: Via ISBT Bridge Boulevard Road – Rani Jhansi Flyover – Jhandewalan – DB Gupta Road – Sheela Cinema Road – Pahargand Bridge via New Delhi Railway Station
The Noida Traffic Police’s traffic advice should be carefully followed by commuters going from Noida to Delhi. From January 23 at 10 pm until the conclusion of the full dress rehearsal and from January 25 at 10 pm till the conclusion of Republic Day events on January 26, the movement of goods vehicles (heavy, medium, and light) from Gautam Buddha Nagar to Delhi will be restricted. Alternative routes can be used by vehicles to get where they’re going. Commuters can dial 9971009001 for any traffic-related information.