The Delhi Police issued a traffic advisory on Friday, announcing temporary restrictions near India Gate in central Delhi for four days due to Republic Day parade rehearsals, officials said.
As per the advisory, rehearsals for the Republic Day parade are scheduled on Kartavya Path from Saturday to Tuesday, spanning from Vijay Chowk to India Gate.
“To ensure the smooth progression of the parade along Kartavyapath, traffic restrictions will be in place at Kartavyapath-Rafi Mar Crossing, Kartavyapath-Janpath Crossing, Kartavyapath-Man Singh Road Crossing, and Kartavyapath-C-Hexagon, from 7 am to 12 pm during these days,” it was mentioned.
Additionally, Kartavya Path from Vijay Chowk to India Gate will be temporarily closed for traffic, the advisory noted.
The advisory highlighted that heavy traffic is expected on Man Singh Road, Janpath, Maulana Azad Road, Rail Bhawan roundabout, Rajendra Prasad Road, Windsor Place roundabout, Sunheri Masjid roundabout, Rafi Marg, MLNP roundabout, MLNM, Q Point, C-Hexagon, Jaswant Singh roundabout, and Ashoka Road during the rehearsal period.
Motorists were urged to comply with traffic regulations and adhere to the guidance provided by traffic police personnel. The public is also encouraged to plan their routes in advance to minimise inconvenience, the advisory emphasised.
Traffic disruptions were reported near India Gate on both Wednesday and Thursday as well. (With inputs from PTI)