The C-Hexagon at India Gate is set to be closed from 6:45 am to 9 am on Tuesday to accommodate the ‘Run for Unity,’ organized in honor of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s birth anniversary, as announced by the Delhi Traffic Police.
The run, a part of Rashtriya Ekta Diwas, will commence from Gate Number 1 of Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium and is anticipated to witness the participation of approximately 7,700 individuals, according to the advisory released on Monday.
To ensure smooth traffic flow, diversions will be in place at various points including Tilak Marg-Bhagwan Das Road, Purana Quila Road, Mathura Road, Shershah Road, Subramanian Bharti Marg, Q-Point, and the roundabouts at Mansingh Road, Jaswant Singh Road, KG Marg-Firozshah Road Crossing, and Mandi House.
Morning commuters traveling between the south and north are advised to take the Ring Road – Sarai Kale Khan – IP Flyover – Rajghat, and Lala Lajpat Rai Marg – Mathura Road – W-Point – A-Point routes.
For those moving from east to west and vice versa, the recommended routes are IP Marg – A-Point – W-Point – Sikandra Road – Mandi House – Firozshah Road roundabout Windsor Place – Ashok Road – Gol Dak Khana – RML -Shankar Road, NH-09 – Ring Road – Bhairon Marg – Mathura Road – SBM – Q-Point – Abdul Kalam Marg.
(With PTI inputs)