New Delhi, Jan 17: The Delhi Traffic Police on Wednesday issued a traffic advisory for the rehearsals of January 26 Republic Day Parade 2018. The full dress rehearsals of the Republic Day Parade will be held in the national capital on January 17, 18, 20 and 21. Restrictions have been placed on the route of the parade from 9 am to 12 noon on the rehearsal dates.Also Read - Delhi Rains: Rail, Road Affected As City Receives Highest Rainfall In September In 19 Years | Top Developments
The route of the Republic Day Parade is from Vijay Chowk to Rajpath. There will be restrictions on movement of traffic at Rafi Marg, Janpath and Mansingh Road on the days of rehearsals. Rajpath from Vijay Chowk to India Gate will also remain closed for traffic, says the traffic advisory. Also Read - Delhi Records Highest Single-day Rainfall in Sept in 12 Yrs; IMD Issues Orange Alert | Check Photos & Videos
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The Delhi Traffic Police has suggested alternative routes for commuters taking the above mentioned roads. “Because of diverted traffic, congestion is likely to take place on these roads. Motorists are requested to have patience, observe traffic rules & road discipline and follow directions of Traffic Police personnel deployed at all intersections. People are requested to plan their journey to avoid inconvenience,” says the advisory.