On the day of the rehearsal, the traffic police appealed to drivers to stay away from Rafi Marg, Janpath and Mansingh Road and C-Hexagon from 9 am to 12 noon. In addition, paragliders, drones and other types of aircraft are completely banned in the area.
Traffic Police Joint Commissioner Vivek Kishore said the Republic Day Parade rehearsal would be held from Vijay Chowk to India Gate on January 17, 18, 20 and 21. The parade stretches from Vijay Chowk across Rajpath to C hexagon. Traffic on Rafi Marg, Janpath and Mansingh Road will be closed from 9 am to 12 noon so that there will be no problem due to rehearsal of the parade on Rajpath.
Apart from this, vehicular traffic between Vijay Chowk and India Gate in Rajpath will be completely closed. He said drivers could use the alternative route if traffic was stopped on these routes. Drivers are urged to be patient, abide by traffic rules and be disciplined. Traffic police personnel were asked to follow instructions at all intersections.
Use these alternative ways
Those going north to south can use these routes
Ashram Chowk – From Sarai Kale Khan to Ring Road, IP Flyover, Rajghat, Lajpat Rai Marg – Mathura Road, Byron Road, Ring Road, Aurobindo Marg, Safdarjung Road, Kamal Atakurk Marg, Kautilya Marg, Sardar Patel Marg, Mother Theresa. Baba Kharag Singh Marg, Prithviraj Road, Rajesh Pilot Marg, Subramaniam Bharti Marg, Mathura Road, Byron Road – Ring Road from RML to New Delhi. Barfkhana, Azad Matak, Rani Jhansi Flyover, Hanuman Murthy on Panchkuan Road, Vande Mataram Marg and Dhaula Kuan.
These routes are from east to west
, Ring Road – Byron Road – Mathura Road – Subramanian Bharti Marg – Rajesh Pilot Marg – Prithvi Raj Road – Safdarjung Road – Kamal Ataturk Marg – Panchsheel Marg – Simon Bolivar Marg – Upper Ridge Road, Vandemataram Marg. , Ring Road – ISBT – Chandgi Ram Akhara – Mall Road – Azadpur – Ring Road.
, Ring Road – Byron Road – Mathura Road – Lodhi Road – Aurobindo Marg – Safdarjung Road – Teen Murti Marg – Mother Theresa Crescent – Park Street – Shankar Road – Vandemataram Marg.
East to Southwest Delhi
Ring Road – Vande Mataram Marg and Vice Versa.
, Connaught Place and Central Delhi from the south
Mother Theresa Crescent – Park Street – Mandir Marg / Baba Kharak Singh Marg
Ring Road – Vandemataram Marg – Link Road – Panchkuyan Road OR
Ring Road – Sardar Patel Marg – 11 Statue – Mother Theresa Crescent – R / A RML – North Avenue or Baba Kharak Singh Marg.
How to reach Central Secretariat and Connaught Place from the south
Ring Road, Byron Road, Mathura Road, Subramaniam Bharti Marg, Rajesh Pilot Marg, Prithviraj Road, Safdarjung Road, Kamal Ataturk Marg, Panchsheel Marg, Simon Bolivar Marg, Ring Road / Vandemataram Marg or Ring Road, ISBT, Chandgi Ram Road, Azadpur, Mathura Road, Lodhi Road, Aurobindo Marg, Safdarjung Road, Thinmurthy Marg, Mother Theresa Crescent, Park Street-Shankar Road and Vandemataram Marg.
Buses stop here
Buses from South Delhi stop at Vishwa Yuvakendra, Chanakyapuri, Thyagaraj Marg, Krishna Menon Marg and Maulana Azad Road only.
Buses for New Delhi Railway Station can be taken via Sardar Patel Marg, Simon Bolivar Marg, Shankar Road, Park Street and Mandir Marg.
Will be banned for security reasons
For safety reasons, paragliders, para motors, hang gliders, UAVs, US, microlight aircraft, remote pilot aircraft, hot air balloons, small aircraft, para jumping from aircraft, etc. are prohibited in this area.