The Hush Post: In view of the full dress rehearsals for the Independence Day parade, the Delhi Police has imposed several traffic regulations even as the security has also been increased.
The full-dress rehearsal for the Independence Day parade begins Monday onwards. The traffic restriction will be in place mostly around the Red Fort and adjoining area.
Six roads – Netaji Subhash Marg, Lothian Road, SP Mukherjee Marg, Chandni Chowk Road, Nishad Raj Marg and Esplanade Road – have been closed for general traffic from 5 am to 9 am. The link roads which connect to these areas have also been closed.
As per the advisory issued by Delhi Traffic Police department, vehicles without parking stickers for the rehearsal of the parade must avoid Tilak Marg, Mathura Road, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, Subhash Marg, Jawaharlal Nehru Marg and the Ring Road between Hazrat Nizamuddin bridge and Maharana Pratap ISBT bridge.
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has also announced that parking facilities will not be available at the Delhi Metro stations from 6 am on August 14 till 2 pm on August 15 in view of the security measures for the Independence Day.
Local city buses, including those operated by the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC), will not move on Ring Road between Hanuman Setu and Bhairon Road T-point, from 4 am to 11 am on August 15.