Traffic Advisory For Independence Day Celebrations In Delhi
There will be traffic restrictions in Delhi due to Independence Day celebrations. Delhi Metro parking facilities will not be available from 6 am on August 14 till 2 pm on August 15 in view of security measures.
Delhi | Edited by Richa Taneja (with inputs from ANI) | Updated: August 13, 2018 15:38 IST
For 72nd Independence Day celebrations, a full dress rehearsal was held at the Red Fort.
New Delhi: A full dress rehearsal of 72nd Independence Day celebration was held on Monday morning at the Red Fort in Delhi. Same traffic restrictions in Delhi were applied as would be followed on the day of the celebration. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation from the Red Fort on the Independence Day. Like every year, this year too Prime Minister Modi has asked people to send in ideas on the Narendra Modi App for his Independence Day speech.
The Delhi Traffic Police advisory for August 15 said that roads will be closed for general traffic at Netaji Subhash Marg, Lothian Road, SP Mukherjee Marg and Chandni Chowk Road, Nishad Raj Marg and Esplanade Road and its Link Road from 5 am to 9 am.
Vehicles without parking labels for the rehearsal parade have been advised to avoid Tilak Marg, Mathura Road, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, Subhash Marg, Jawaharlal Nehru Marg and Ring Road between Nizamuddin Bridge and ISBT Bridge, and to take the alternative route.
Movement of goods vehicles between Nizamuddin Bridge and Wazirabad Bridge will be prohibited from August 14 midnight to 11 am on August 15.
Parking facilities will not be available at the Delhi Metro stations from 6 am on August 14 till 2 pm on August 15 in view of security measures.
Security has been increased throughout Delhi. The Delhi police has installed additional CCTV Cameras, especially at main markets.