Traffic Arrangements – Full Dress Rehearsal on 23rd January, 2012 Full Dress Rehearsal of Republic Day Parade-2012 will be held on Monday, the 23rd January, 2012. The parade will start at 0950 hrs. from Vijay Chowk and reach at Red Fort Ground.
ROUTE OF THE PARADE
Vijay Chowk – Rajpath - India Gate - Tilak Marg - Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg – Netaji Subhash Marg - Red Fort.
TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS In order to facilitate the free passage of parade, movement of traffic on certain roads leading to the route of the parade will be restricted as under:-
(1) No traffic from Vijay Chowk to India Gate on Rajpath from 0500 to 1230 hrs.
(2) No cross traffic on Rajpath from 0930 hrs:-
Rafi Marg, Janpath, Man Singh Road, ‘C’-Hexagon
(3) From 1000 hrs.- Traffic on Tilak Marg, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, Subhash Marg will not be allowed on both directions. However, cross traffic will be allowed as per parade position.
Road users are, therefore, requested to plan their journey in advance and avoid the route of parade from 0930 hours to 1200 hours for their own convenience.
SUGGESTED ROUTES However, if the journey is unavoidable and road user is inclined to cross the India Gate they are suggested to take the following routes:-
NORTH –SOUTH CORRIDOR
Ring Road – Ashram Chowk – Sarai Kale Khan – I.P. Flyover – Rajghat – Ring Road
From Aurobindo Chowk – Safdarjung Road – Kamal Atatturk Marg – Kautilya Marg – Sardar Patel Marg – Mother Teresa Crescent – roundabout RML – Baba Kharak Sing Marg etc.
Prithvi Raj Road – Rajesh Pilot Marg – Subramanian Bharti Marg- Mathura Road etc.
EAST- WEST CORRIDOR
Ring Road-Bhairon Road- Mathura Road – S. Bharti Marg – Rajesh Pilot Marg - Prithvi Raj Road- Safdarjung Road- Kamal Atatturk Marg- Panchsheel Marg- Simon Bolivar Marg- Upper Ridge Road.
Ring Road-Bhairon Road- Mathura Road – Lodhi Road – Aurbindo Marg- Safdarjung Road – Teen Murti Marg –Mother Teresa Crescent- Park Street – Shankar Road – Ring Road.
Buses from Ghaziabad bound for Shivaji Stadium shall take NH-24, Ring Road.
All buses coming from Ghaziabad side will be diverted at Mohan Nagar towards Bhopra Chungi for Wazirabad Bridge.
All buses coming from Dhaula Kuan side shall terminate at Dhaula Kuan.
All buses coming from Badarpur shall terminate at New ISBT Sarai Kale Khan.
All buses coming from NH-24 shall take right turn on Road No. 56 and terminate at ISBT Anand Vihar.
METRO TRAIN: Metro Rail Service is available for commuters except Central Secretariat and Udyog Bhawan metro stations remain closed upto 12.30 hrs.
HGVs/LGVs HGVs/LGVs will not be allowed between Sarai Kale Khan to I.S.B.T. on 23.01.2012 from 0730 hours till 1330 hours.
Traffic police arrangements are for the guidance of the public. Motorists to have patience, observe traffic & road discipline and follow directions of Traffic Police personnel.
Invitation card has been issued by name and is not transferable. This should not be transferred to anyone else.
Do not bring electronic items like Laptop, Camera/Video Camera, Transistor, Digital Diary, Mobile Phone, Remote controlled Car-keys, etc.
Do not bring eatables, food packets, water bottles, cigarette lighter, match boxes, knives, arms, etc.