Delhi Police issues traffic advisory for Beating Retreat ceremony
New Delhi: As the Beating Retreat ceremony is planned at Vijay Chowk on Friday, the Delhi Police has issued a traffic advisory for commuters in Delhi.
The traffic restrictions will be in place from 2 pm to 9.30 pm. Vijay Chowk will be closed for the general public. No traffic movement will be allowed on Rafi Marg between the roundabouts of Sunehri Masjid and Krishi Bhawan.
The advisory mentioned that parking facilities will be available for people who want to see the illumination at Vijay Chowk behind the water channels between Rafi Marg and at C Hexagon after 7 pm.
There will be no traffic movement 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.
The advisory asked the people 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.
Buses will also be diverted from the restricted routes between 2 pm and 9.30 pm. Due to the ceremony, the entry and exit gates of Udyog Bhawan and Central Secretariat Metro stations will be closed from 2 pm to 6.30 pm.