New Delhi, June 15: In the wake of Eid celebrations on June 16 and 17, the Delhi Traffic Police on Friday issued an advisory restricting and diverting motorists and general public on certain roads, prone to congestion. To ensure smooth flow, police have restricted/diverted traffic in and around C-Hexagon India Gate. Parking will also be limited in and around the Hexagon circle.
Speaking to a leading portal, a senior official from Delhi Traffic police said,”We are expecting a huge crowd. Experienced from the last time we are expecting more than two lakhs of people. Sufficient police officials will be deployed in the C hexagon India Gate circle to smoothly control the traffic.”
Motorists and the general public have also been asked to avoid following roads on the occasion of the festival:
Subramaniam Bharti Marg
Prithvi Raj Road
Moti Lal Nehru Marg,
Rajender Prasad Road
Purana Qila Road
Sher Shah Suri Marg
Police have asked people to take following alternate routes – Ring Road, Ridge Road, Aurobindo Marg, Madrasa T-point, Safdarjung Road, Kemal-Ataturk Marg, Rani Jhansi Road, Minto Road to travel from south to north and east to west and vice versa.
The traffic police has also issued advisory for bus diversions:
Buses bound for Central Secretariat and Connaught Place coming from Shantipath – Vinay Marg – Sadar Patel Marg will take Panchsheel Marg – Simon Boliver Marg – Vande Matram Marg – R/A Shankar Road – Park Street.
Connaught Place bound buses will take Mandir Marg -Kali Bari Marg – G.P.O. – Baba Khadak Singh Marg and reach Connaught Place and return via Bhagat Singh Marg – Peshwa Road – Mandir Marg – Shankar Road and Vande Matram Marg.
Buses bound for Central Secretariat will terminate at Udhay Marg and return via Kali Bari Marg – Mandir Marg – Shankar Road.
Buses bound for Old Delhi Railway Station, Red Fort and ISBT Kashmere Gate coming from South side will take Ring Road from from AIIMS towards Dhaula Kuan and then Ridge Road, Rani Jhansi Road.
Buses coming from Connaught Place via Kasturba Gandhi Marg towards India Gate will take Minto Road – DDU Marg – I.P. Flyover – Ring Road – Sarai Kale Khan – Ashram Chowk.axx