Delhi Police issues traffic advisory for Beating Retreat

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New Delhi, Jan 28 (PTI) The Delhi Police has made elaborate traffic arrangements for the Beating Retreat ceremony which will be held at Vijay Chowk here, officials said on Thursday.

According to the advisory, traffic restrictions will be put in place on Friday from 2 pm to 9.30 pm.

Vijay Chowk will remain closed for general traffic. Traffic will not be allowed on Rafi Marg between Sunehri Masjid roundabout and Krishi Bhawan roundabout, it said.

No traffic will be allowed on Raisina Road from Krishi Bhawan roundabout towards Vijay Chowk, beyond Dara Shikoh Road roundabout, Krishna Menon Marg and Sunehri Masjid roundabouts towards Vijay Chowk. Traffic will be restricted on Rajpath between Vijay Chowk and 'C' hexagon, it said.

The advisory advised commuters to take alternate routes like Ring Road, Ridge Road, Aurobindo Marg, Madarsa 'T' Point, Safdarjung Road, Kamal Ataturk Marg, Rani Jhansi Road, Minto Road among others.

The buses will be diverted from their normal routes from 2 pm to 9.30 pm, it said, adding that the entry and exit gates of Udyog Bhawan and Central Secretariat Metro stations will remain closed from 2 pm to 6.30 pm on Friday.

Parking will be available for those coming to see illumination at Vijay Chowk behind the water channels between Rafi Marg and 'C' Hexagon (after 7 pm), the advisory added. PTI NIT NIT TDS TDS