Following the Bharatiya Janata Party national council meet at the Ramlila grounds on January 11-12 the Delhi Traffic Police on Thursday issued advisory to ensure smooth and safe flow of traffic in National Capital. According to Alok Kumar, Joint Commissioner of Police (Traffic), to facilitate traffic movement and avoid traffic congestion, no traffic will be allowed on Jawaharlal Nehru Marg from Guru Nanak Chowk to Kamala market.
“Traffic will be restricted on need basis on the following stretches: Maharaja Ranjeet Singh Marg from Guru Nanak Chowk to Ranjeet Singh Flyover to Barakhamba Road Tolstoy crossing, Vivekanand Marg(MintoRoad), Jhandewalan on DB Gupta Road to Ajmeri Gate Chowk to Kamla Market, ChamanLal Marg from Guru Nanak Chowk to Turkman Gate, Asaf Ali road from Hamdard Chowk to Delhi Gate, Jawaharlal Nehru Marg from Delhi gate to Guru Nanak Chowk,” said Joint CP.
“Commercial vehicles will not be allowed on JLN Marg from Rajghat to Ajmeri Gate, on Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg from ITO to Minto Road, Desh Bandhu Gupta Road from Paharganj Chowk and Y-Point Sheela Cinema to Ajmeri Gate, Asaf Ali Road, Shraddhanand Marg, Vivekananda Marg (Minto Road) Maharaja Ranjeet Singh Marg from Guru Nanak Chowk to Barakhamba Tolstoy Crossing,” said the Joint CP.
“The diversion of the city buses will be done from Jhandewalan, Minto road to DDU Marg crossing, Tilak Marg C-Hexagon, Mathura Road- Bhairon Road, Ram Charan Aggarwal Chowk (ITO), Chatta Rail Chowk, New Darya Ganj Road if required. Buses coming from Sikandra Road and Tilak Marg and bound for Red Fort to Railway Station via Delhi Gate will be diverted on Ring Road via Vikas Marg and will take Salimgarh by-pass up to Hanuman Setu and from there will go to Old Delhi Railway Station,” the Joint CP said.
“On the basis of real time situation, necessary diversion of vehicular traffic may be made in the area. Keeping this in view, general public is requested to avoid these routes and to use public transport,” Joint CP added.
Roads which are likely to be affected: Jawaharlal Nehru Marg, Asaf Ali Road, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg, Minto Road, Ranjeet Singh Marg and flyover, Desh Bandhu Gupta Road, Shraddhanand Marg, Ajmeri Gate side of New Delhi Railway Station and ITO.