Traffic in Delhi likely to be affected Wednesday
New Delhi: People heading to New Delhi and
central Delhi are likely to get stuck in traffic jams tomorrow
due to a BJP rally against price rise, police warned on Tuesday.
They appealed to the people to avoid public and private
transport and use Metro services to travel in central Delhi
for which the new-age transport system will increase its
frequency on the Central Secretariat-Jehangirpuri line.
A large number of people is expected to attend the rally
at Ramlila Maidan and a procession to Jantar Mantar later and
this could lead to traffic congestion in Parliament Street,
Asoka Road, Barakhamba Road, Tolstoy Marg and Sikandara Road.
Vehicular movement on Ring Road, Mathura Road, Tilak
Marg, Bahadurshah Zafar Marg, JLN Marg, Asaf Ali Marg, Netaji
Subhash Marg and Ranjit Singh Marg may also be affected, Joint
Commissioner (Traffic) Satyendra Garg told reporters here.
"People are expected to start gathering at around 8 am.
There will be a march from Ramlila to Jantar Mantar at around
2 pm. So we expect traffic problems from 8 am and it may ease
by around 5 pm," he said.
He said elaborate arrangements have been made for
"We appeal to people to use Metro services. We have asked
them to increase the frequency on New Delhi and central Delhi
areas. The frequency of services on these areas will be more
than usual," Garg said.
Goods vehicles entering the city will be diverted at
Wazirabad T-Point, Chandagi Ram Akhara, ISBT Loop of Shahdara,
Laxmi Nagar, ISBT Yamuna river bridge, Nizamuddin bridge and
Neela Gumbad in Nizamuddin, he said.
Buses will also be diverted at various places. No buses
including chartered buses will be allowed on Ranjit Singh Marg
towards Gurunanak Chowk from Barakhamba side.
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