Congress protest: Travelling to Delhi from NCR - Check traffic advisory here
Traffic in Delhi and NCR is expected to see some major hiccups today. Delhi Traffic Police issues fresh advisory on road closures as it expects agitation against the Agnipath recruitment scheme and Congress protest.
- Agnipath protest likely to affect traffic in and around Delhi
- Delhi Police shares details of routes that have special arrangements
- Section 144 of CrPC is imposed in Noida
Protests are going on across the country regarding the new recruitment scheme 'Agneepath' in the army. The opposition to this new scheme of the central government has been seen the most in Bihar. Some organisations have announced Bharat Bandh on June 20 (Monday). Taking into consideration the Congress protests over Enforcement Directorate`s (ED) investigation against Rahul Gandhi in a money laundering case linked to the National Herald newspaper, lalong with Rakesh Tikait’s statement in support of Agnipath protests, Delhi Traffic Police on Monday issued a fresh advisory for commuters.
Rakesh Tikait said that BKU will support the agitation against the Agneepath scheme. On the withdrawal of agricultural laws, he said that farmers have seen the way to Delhi and four lakh tractors are ready. There is a need for a big movement on this issue in the country. In view of the large number of tractor journeys towards Delhi, all the borders of Delhi can be sealed.
Senior officers of Delhi Police have also held a high-level meeting regarding security at Tikri Border, Sindhu Border, Apsara Border, Ghazipur Border, and Badarpur Border. Moreover, Delhi Police is getting such inputs that a large number of tractors can travel towards Delhi under the guise of protest against the recruitment of the Agneepath Army.
Delhi Police has also urged Delhites to avoid multiple roads between 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM. The police department tweeted about the special arrangement on these roads - Motilal Nehru Marg, Akbar Road, Janpath, Gol Methi junction, Tughlak Road Junction, Claridges Junction, Q-point Junction, Sunehri Masjid Junction, Maulana Azad Road Junction, and Man Singh Road Junction.
Due to special traffic arrangements inwards movement of buses will be restricted in New Delhi beyond Gol Dak Khana Junction, Patel Chowk, Windsor Place, Teen Murti Chowk, Prithviraj Road — Delhi Traffic Police (@dtptraffic) June 20, 2022
The department has tweeted, “Special traffic arrangements inwards movement of buses will be restricted in New Delhi beyond Gol Dak Khana Junction, Patel Chowk, Windsor Place, Teen Murti Chowk, Prithviraj Road.”
Kindly avoid Gol Methi junction, Tughlak Road Junction, Claridges Junction, Q-point Junction, Sunehri Masjid Junction, Maulana Azad Road Junction & Man Singh Road Junction between 0800 hrs & 1200 hrs. Due to special arrangements there will be heavy traffic movement on these roads— Delhi Traffic Police (@dtptraffic) June 20, 2022
Kindly avoid Motilal Nehru Marg, Akbar Road, Janpath & Man Singh Road between 0800 hrs & 1200 hrs. Due to special arrangements traffic movement will not be possible on these roads — Delhi Traffic Police (@dtptraffic) June 20, 2022
In addition, CrPC section 144 is imposed in Noida, after the violence broke out on the Jewar toll plaza of the Yamuna Expressway. Noida police has also tweeted that the traffic movement is smooth around major parts of the city.
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The Faridabad Police has also tightened the security in view of the call for Bharat Bandh. On the call of Bharat Bandh, the Faridabad Police has completed all the preparations related to the security system from the point of view of law and order. Police said that the law and order in Faridabad is completely tight. For this, elaborate security arrangements were made by putting up various police posts.
On behalf of the police, it was said that 11 other police blocks including Badarpur Border, Durga Builders, Prahladpur, Shooting Range, Mangar, Sikri Border, Ballabhgarh Bus Stand, Railway Station, Metro Station along with the police blocks already put up by the Faridabad Police. Huh. Toll tax etc. have been marked. More than 2,000 policemen will be deployed in Faridabad to maintain law and order in the city.