New Delhi: On the occasion of Holi celebrations, Delhi Transport Corporation on Monday issued a statement, saying all cit-NCR bus services will remain suspended till 2 PM on Tuesday. It said that bus services will resume on some selected routes in the evening as per the traffic requirements. Also Read - Neha Kakkar Makes Holi More Beautiful With Her Stunning White Attire, See Photos
“All city/NCR bus services will remain suspended till 2 PM on Tuesday. The services will resume on some selected routes in the evening as per traffic requirements. Only 898 buses will be operated in the afternoon as traffic load will be very less,” Delhi Transport Corporation said in a statement. Also Read - Nia Sharma Looks Stunning in White as She Plays 'Dhol' at Holi Celebration, See Photos
Prior to this, DMRC also had issued a statement, saying Delhi Metro services will begin operations at 2.30 PM on Tuesday. The DMRC further had informed that services on all lines, including the Airport Express Line, will start at 2:30 PM instead of normal 6 AM.
“On 10th March (Holi festival), Metro services will not be available till 2:30 PM on all lines of Delhi Metro including the Airport Express Line,” the DMRC said in a statement.
The DMRC also stated that the metro feeder bus services will also not be available till 2.30 PM on Tuesday.
Issuing an advisory, Delhi Traffic Police asked the motorists to obey traffic rules on the day of the festival. In the advisory, Delhi Traffic Police also stated that elaborate traffic arrangements have been made to ensure the safety of motorists on roads during Holi celebrations.
“Delhi Traffic Police has made elaborate traffic arrangements to ensure the safety of motorists on roads and check the incidents of drunken driving, over-speeding, reckless driving, zig-zag driving, dangerous driving, red light jumping, triple riding, driving by minor, driving/riding without helmet, performing stunts on two-wheelers, etc,” the advisory from Delhi Traffic Police stated,
Delhi Traffic Police also added that special checking teams with alcometers will be deployed at major intersections on March 10. Officials will detect and prosecute traffic violations at vulnerable points.