New Delhi: In view of expected heavy traffic flow on city roads on Christmas eve, the Delhi Police has issued an advisory stating that there might be diversion on several roads to manage the congestion.
“Traffic is expected to remain heavy on Gol Dak Khana, Ashoka Road, Baba Kharak Singh Marg, Sansad Marg, Patel Chowk and Church Road,” the advisory issued on Twitter said.
The advisory said that the traffic coming towards Gol Dak Khana from RML, Bhal Veer Singh Marg/Kali Bari T point, Patel Chowk on Ashoka Road and Outer Circle Connaught Place may be diverted.
"Vehicles will be parked at Pandit Pant Marg in a single lane on both sides, Jai Singh Road in a single lane on both sides and Church Road in a single lane," it said.
“Christmas will be celebrated on December 24 and 25 and thousands of devotees will be congregating at various Churches for prayers. The main Churches in New Delhi are expecting heavy congregation of devotees," the advisory added.
However, all other roads leading to New Delhi Railway Station and adjoining areas will remain open for general public.
"Keeping in view the Christmas celebrations, general public and motorists are advised to plan their journeys accordingly in advance so that delays can be taken into account; and also requested to follow the directions of the traffic policemen and remain updated through Traffic Police Fcebook page, Twitter handle and Traffic Police Helpline to avoid inconvenience, " the advisory issued said.