- Delhi Traffic Police issues traffic advisory for Republic Day 2021
- The diversions will be implemented given the full-dress parade rehearsal
- The diversions will also be implemented for the actual parade on the 26th January 2021
The Delhi Traffic Police has issued an advisory in line with the traffic arrangements and restrictions which have been put in place to ensure smooth conduct of the rehearsals for the parade for Republic Day 2021.
The route diversions will be applicable for 22nd and 23rd of January as well as on 25th and 26th of January for Heavy goods carriers on roads leading from Noida to the National Capital, said the Gautam Buddh Nagar Traffic Police.
The diversions are going to be implemented given the full-dress parade rehearsals for the Republic Day and then also for the actual parade on the 26th of January in the National Capital, the police department said.
The diversions will be enforced from 10:00 PM on the 22nd of January until 1:30 PM on the 23rd of January, and the on the same time on 25th of January until 26th of January said the Traffic Police in a statement.
Manish Kumar Agrawal, the Join Commissioner of Police (Traffic) said that to make sure an uninterrupted movement of the parade on Rajpath, there will be some restrictions on the movement of the traffic crossings at the Rafi Marg, Man Singh Road and also Janpath from 9:00 AM until 12:00 PM on the parade rehearsal days.
He added that the movement of traffic on Rajpath from Vijay Chowk to India Gate will also remain closed.
The movement of the heavy good carriers coming towards Delhi will be completely banned from the Delhi-Noida Direct (DND) flyway as well as from the Kalindi Kunj route, while the Chilla border will remain out of use owing to the ongoing farmers’ protest there, the statement stated.
The movement of the heavy carriers will stay banned through the alternative New Ashok Nagar and Kondli routes as well during the diversion period, the police said.
Having said this, there will be no restriction on the movement of light vehicles during this period, the police added.
Meanwhile, a total of 38 Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft along with four helicopters of the Indian Army will participate in the flypast at the Republic Day parade on January 26 this year.