Reported By:| Edited By: DNA Web Team |Source: DNA Web Desk |Updated: Jan 24, 2023, 11:25 PM IST
Republic Day 2023 traffic advisory: Check restrictions in Delhi, alternative routes, timings for January 26 (file photo)
India is all set to celebrate its 74th Republic Day on January 26 with a grand ceremony at Kartvayapath in Delhi. In view of the celebrations, Delhi Traffic Police has issued a traffic advisory for the day and has imposed some traffic restrictions for the smooth conduct of the parade.
No traffic movement will be allowed on Kartvyapath from Vijay Chowk to India Gate from 6 pm on Wednesday till the parade is over, the advisory said. No cross-traffic on Kartvyapath from 10 pm on Wednesday at Rafi Marg, Janpath, Man Singh Road till the parade is over, it added.
There would be elaborate traffic arrangements and restrictions in place on Thursday. The parade will start at 10.30 am from Vijay Chowk and proceed to Red Fort Ground. There will be a related function at India Gate at 09.30 am.
Route of the parade: Vijay Chowk-Kartavyapath-C-Hexagon-R/A statue of Subash Chandra Bose-Tilak Marg-Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg-Netaji Subhash Mary-Red Fort.
C-Hexagon-India Gate will be closed for traffic from 9.15 am on Thursday till the parade crosses Tilak Marg. From 10.30 am on Thursday, traffic on Tilak Marg, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg and Subhash Marg will not be allowed on both directions. Cross-traffic will only be allowed depending on the movement of the parade, the advisory stated
Alternative routes for motorists: To go towards Mandir Marg, commuters can take the route from Madarsa, Lodhi Road T-point via Aurobindo Marg, AIIMS Chowk, Ring Road-Dhaula Kaun Vande Matram Marg, Shankar Road, the advisory said.
Suggested routes: North-South corridor
Ring Road-Ashram Chowk-Sarai Kale Khan-LP Flyover-Rajghal-Rong Road
From Madarsa-Lodhi Road T point-Aurobindo Marg-AIMS Chowk-Ring Road-Dhaula Kuan-Vande Matram Ma
Shankar Road-Park Street or Mandir Marg.
Ring Road-Baron Road-Mathura Road-Subramaniam Bharti Mary-Rajesh Pilot Marg-Prithvi Raj Read-Salaijun
Road-Kamal Ataturk Marg-Panchsheel Marg-Simo Boler Mar-Upper Ridge Road Vande Matram Marg
Ring Road4SBT-Chandai Ram Akham-Mal Roat-AzadPu-Ring Road.
Ring Road-Bhairon Road-Mathura Road-Lodhi Road Aurobindo Marg Safdarjung Road Teen Murti Marg-Mother Teresa
Crescent-Park Street-Shankar Road-Wande Matram Marg.
For New Delhi Railway Station
From South Delhi: Dhaula Kuan-Vande Matram Marg-Panchkuan Read-Outer Care Connaught Place-Chelmsford
Road for Paharganj Side or Minto Road-Bhavbhuti Marg for Ajmer Gate site.
From East Delhi: Boulevard Rost via 155T Bridge-Rani Jhansi Fly RIA Jhandewalan-DB. Guple Road- Sheela Cinema Road Pahangany Bridge and reach New Deli Rly Station
For old Delhi Railway Station
From South Delhi: Ring Road Ashram Chowk-Barai Kale Khan-Ring Road Rajghat Ring Road-Chowk Yamuna Bar 5 .P. Mukherjee Marg-Chat Ra+Kaura Bridge and reach Old Delhi Rahway Station.
A total of 23 tableaux, including 17 from states and Union Territories, and six from ministries and departments will roll down the Kartavya Path during the Republic Day parade on January 26