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Republic Day full dress rehearsal on January 23; Delhi Police issue elaborate traffic advisory

The parade rehearsal will start at 9.50 am from Vijay Chowk and will proceed to Red Fort.

Republic Day full dress rehearsal on January 23; Delhi Police issue elaborate traffic advisory

New Delhi: In view of the Full Dress rehearsal ahead of Republic Day parade, Delhi Police on Wednesday have issued an extensive traffic advisory. The rehearsal will have the same route as that of the parade scheduled to take place on January 26.

The parade rehearsal will start at 9.50 am from Vijay Chowk and will proceed to Red Fort. There would be elaborate traffic arrangements and restrictions in place for smooth conduct of the parade along the route.

ROUTE OF THE PARADE

Vijay Chowk - Rajpath -'C'-Hexagon Outer Road upto Tilak Marg - Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg - Netaji Subhash Marg - Red Fort.

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS 

In order to facilitate smooth passage of the Parade, movement of traffic on certain roads leading to the route of the Parade will be restricted as under: 

1. No traffic on Rajpath from Vijay Chowk to India Gate from 6 pm on January 22 till parade is over.

2. No cross traffic on Rajpath from 11 pm on January 22 at Rafi Marg, Janpath, Man Singh Road till parade is over.

3. 'C'-Hexagon-India Gate will be closed for traffic from 9 am on January 23 till parade crosses Tilak Marg.

4.  From 10 am on January 23 Traffic on Tilak Marg, BSZ Marg and Subhash Marg will not be allowed on both directions. Cross Traffic will only be allowed depending upon the movement of the parade.

Road users are requested to plan their journey in advance accordingly and avoid the route of parade, from 9 am to 12:30 pm, for their own convenience.

SUGGESTED ROUTES 

However, if the journey is unavoidable, the road users are advised to take following routes:

North — South Corridor

Ring Road — Ashram Chowk — Sarai Kale Khan — I.P. Flyover — Rajghat —Ring Road ➢ From Madarsa - Lodhi Road 'T' point - Aurobindo Marg — AIIMS Chowk —Ring Road — Dhaula Kuan — Vande Matram Marg — Shankar Road — Park Street or Mandir Marg. 

East-West Corridor

O Ring Road - Bhairon Road - Mathura Road — Lodhi Road - Aurobindo Marg — AIIMS Chowk — Ring Road — Dhaula Kuan — Vande Matram Marg — Shankar Road — Park Street or Mandir Marg. O Ring Road- Boulevard Road- Barf Khana Chowk — Rani Jhansi Flyover- Faiz Road — Vande Matram Marg — R/A Shankar Road. O Ring Road — ISBT — Chnadgi Ram Akhara — I.P College — Mall Road — Azadpur — Punjabi Bagh. 

For New Delhi Railway Station

From South Delhi:- Dhaula Kuan — Vande Matram Marg — Panchkuian Road -Outer Circle Connaught Place - Chelmsford Road for Paharganj side or Minto Road- Bhavbhuti Marg for Ajmeri Gate side. ➢ From East Delhi:- Boulevard Road via ISBT Bridge - Rani Jhansi Flyover - R/A Jhandewalan — D.B. Gupta Road- Sheela Cinema Road- Paharganj Bridge and reach New Delhi Rly Station. 

For Old Delhi Railway Station

From South Delhi:- Ring Road - Ashram Chowk - Sarai Kale Khan - Ring Road — Rajghat - Ring Road - Chowk Yamuna Bazar - S.P. Mukherjee Marg - Chhatta Rail - Kauria Bridge and reach Old Delhi Rly. Station.

Though there will be no restriction for people from North Delhi going towards New Delhi Railway Station or Old Delhi Railway Station yet it is advised that they plan their journey in advance and take sufficient extra time to reach their destination to avoid possible delay. 

BUS TERMINATING POINTS 

Movement of the City Bus Services will be curtailed at the following points:

1. Park Street/Udyan Marg 2. Aram Bagh Road (Pahar Ganj ) 3. R/A Kamla Market. 4. Delhi Sachivalaya (IG Stadium) 5. Pragati Maidan (Bhairon Road) 6. Hanuman Mandir (Yamuna Bazar) 7 Mori Gate 8. ISBT Kashmiri Gate 9 ISBT Sarai Kale Khan 10 Tis Hazari Court

Inter state buses:

(I) Buses from Ghaziabad bound for Shivaji Stadium shall take NH-24, Ring Road and terminate at Bhairon Road. (II) Buses coming from NH-24 shall take right turn on Road No. 56 and terminate at ISBT Anand Vihar. (II) Buses coming from Ghaziabad side will be diverted at Mohan Nagar towards Bhopra Chungi for Wazirabad Bridge. (III) All Inter State buses coming from Dhaula Kuan side shall terminate at Dhaula Kuan. 

Metro services
 
Metro Rail Service shall remain available for commuters at all Metro Stations during the Full Dress Rehearsal Ceremony on 23rd Jan., 2019. However, Boarding/De-boarding at the below mentioned station will not be permitted as per schedule given:

Name of Metro Station - Kendriya Sachivalaya - Udyog Bhawan

HTVs/LGVs 

BoardincaDe-boardinq not allowed  
From 5 am till 12 noon on January 23
No HTV/LGV will be allowed to enter Delhi from borders from 2200 hrs on 22.01.19 till the Parade is over. 
No HTV/LGV will be allowed to ply between I.S.B.T. Sarai kale Khan and I.S.B.T. Kashmiri Gate on Ring Road from 0730 hrs to 1330 hrs on 23.01.19. 

TSR/Taxis

No TSR and Taxi will be allowed to enter or ply after 0700 hours on 23.01.2019 in the Area bound by:

MOTHER TERESA CRESCENT — BABA KHARAK SINGH MARG — ASHOKA ROAD UPTO R/A PATEL CHOWK — SANSAD MARG UPTO TOLSTOY MARG UPTO — TOLSTOY MARG UPTO KASTURBA GANDHI MARG — KASTURBA GANDHI MARG UPTO FEROZESHAH ROAD — FEROZESHAH ROAD UPTO R/A MANDI HOUSE — BHAGWAN DASS ROAD — MATHURA ROAD — SUBRAMANIAM BHARTI MARG — HUMAYUN ROAD — A.P.] ABDUL KALAM MARG — KAMAL ATA TURK MARG — KAUTILYA MARG AND SARDAR PATEL ROAD (EXCLUDING). 

Instructions to General Public 

In case any unidentified object or suspicious person is seen, information must be conveyed to the nearest policeman on duty. 
Flying of sub conventional aerial platforms like para- gliders, part motors, hang gliders, UAVs, UASs, microlight aircrafts, remotely piloted aircrafts, hot An balloons, small size powered aircrafts, quadcopters or port jumping from aircraft etc. are prohibited over the jurisdiction of National Capital Territory of Delhi from 09.01.2019 upto 09.02.2019 (both are inclusive). 
General public and motorists are requested to keep patience, observe traffic rules & road discipline and follow directions of traffic personnel deployed at all intersections. People are requested to plan their journey in advance and keep sufficient time in hand to avoid inconvenience. 
Joint Commissioner of Police Traffic,(HQ) New Delhi.