Traffic snarls in Delhi as farmers set for protest march

New Delhi: Traffic jams were witnessed at Delhi’s entry and exit points from Haryana and Uttar Pradesh as police and paramilitary personnel equipped with anti-riot gears, and multiple layers of barricades were placed to deter the farmers’ ‘Delhi Chalo’ march on Wednesday.

Massive traffic jams were also witnessed at key points in Delhi, including ITO, Dhaula Kuan, Rajokri, MB road, Ashram, Mathura road.

Tikri and Singhu borders have been completely sealed by Delhi Police.

“NH-44 beyond Singhu Border has been closed for general traffic. Other connected roads going towards NH-44 — Sonipat/Panipat are also affected,” said a senior traffic police official.

However, two lanes of NH-9 and one lane of NH-24 at Ghazipur Border are open for the general public.

“Similarly two lanes of DND are also open for commuters. However, there is slow traffic movement, as such commuters are advised to plan their journey accordingly and avoid these stretches specially during peak hours. Vehicular traffic of Singhu Border and adjacent border intending to go towards NH-44 may exit from the following border via Eastern Peripheral Expressway,” said the traffic police.

The traffic police said, “Vehicular traffic going to Haryana on NH-44 and reached Apsara Border/Maharajpur Border may use/divert to Dabur Chowk Mohan Nagar- Ghaziabad – Hapur Road – GT Road – Delhi Meerut Expressway (25 km) – Dasna- take left turn to Eastern Peripheral Expressway (44 km) – Rai Cut and reach NH- 44, total 69 kms.

“Vehicular traffic going to Haryana on NH-44 and reached Loni Border may use/divert to Inderpuri Loni – Puja Pavi – Panchlok – Mandola – Musoorie- Khekra (29 KM) – left turn to Eastern Peripheral Expressway (19 km)- Rai cut (NH-44), total 43 kms,” it said.

“Vehicular traffic going to Haryana on NH-44 and Sabhapur Border – to take service lane Delhi Dehradun Expressway (K Mandola Mussoorie- Khekra (14 km) Expressway (19 km)- Rai cut (NH-44) Total 39 KM.

“Vehicular traffic going to Haryana on NH-44 and Sonia Vihar Border straight to Tronica City Marg Tronica City take left turn Delhi-Dehradun Expressway (7 km) Mandola Musoorie Khekra (10 km) – left turn to Eastern Peripheral Expressway (19 KM)- Rai cut (NH-44),” said traffic cops..

“Vehicular traffic going to Haryana on NH-44 and reached Bhopura Border may use/divert to Loni Bhopura Road – Koyal Enclave Thana Teela Morh Loni- Banthla flyover Hanuman Mandir Loni- take U turn towards Puja Pavi Panchlok -Mandola – Musoorie- Khekra (26 KM) left turn to Eastern Peripheral Expressway (19 KM)- Rai cut (NH-44).

“Traffic coming from Ghaziabad towards Delhi may enter from Maharajpur Border near ISBT Anand Vihar via Vaishali – Kaushambi. Traffic coming from Ghaziabad towards Delhi from Ghazipur border may also enter from Khora Colony, Mayur Vihar Phase-III via paper market, Pragati Marg, Mayur Vihar Phase,” they said.

“Traffic coming from Delhi and going to Ghaziabad through Gazipur border may take either Pushta Road in front of Akshardham temple or from Patparganj Road/Mother Dairy Road or from Chaudhary Charan Singh Marg ISBT Anand Vihar and may exit from Maharajpur or Apsara border in Ghaziabad,” traffic cops added.

IANS

Maliwal assault case: Judicial custody of Bibhav Kumar extended, police file charge sheet

New Delhi: A court here on Tuesday extended till July 30 the judicial custody of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's aide Bibhav Kumar, who is accused of assaulting AAP Rajya...

AAP accuses BJP of conspiring to kill Kejriwal in jail

New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday accused the BJP of hatching a plot to kill Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal by not providing him proper medical care...

Delhi HC orders DDA to demolish all unauthorised constructions on Yamuna river banks

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has ordered the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) to demolish all unauthorised constructions on the Yamuna river bank. A bench, headed by Acting Chief Justice...

SC judge recuses himself from hearing Sisodia’s bail pleas

New Delhi: Supreme Court judge, Justice Sanjay Kumar on Thursday withdrew himself from hearing the bail plea of senior AAP leader, Manish Sisodia, in the alleged liquor policy scam. At...

BJP accuses Delhi govt of ‘surreptitiously’ increasing power tariff

New Delhi: Delhi BJP President Virendra Sachdeva on Wednesday accused the AAP government of "surreptitiously" increasing electricity tariffs under the guise of the Power Purchase Adjustment Cost (PPAC) Act. Sachdeva...

Short-term PM2.5 exposures killed 33,000 people annually in India, Delhi highest

New Delhi: Short-term air pollution exposure claimed 33,000 lives annually in 10 cities in India and Delhi tops the list with 12,000 deaths every year, according to a study published...

CM Kejriwal’s judicial custody extended till July 12

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Wednesday extended till July 12 the judicial custody of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in connection with the money laundering case linked to the alleged...

Delhi airport canopy collapse: One dead, several injured

New Delhi: At least one person was killed and eight others injured after a canopy of Terminal-1 at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport collapsed on cars amid heavy rain...

Rain submerges Delhi-NCR, breaks 88-year-old record

New Delhi: Heavy rainfall in Delhi-NCR that started on Thursday, led to widespread waterlogging and severe traffic jams on Friday morning. According to the Meteorological Department, Delhi received 228 mm...

Heavy rain in Delhi-NCR brings relief from intense heat

New Delhi: Parts of the Delhi-NCR on Thursday received rain, bringing relief from the prevailing hot and humid conditions. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted thunderstorms and more showers during...

Atishi’s health deteriorates during hunger strike, admitted to LNJP Hospital

New Delhi: Amid the ongoing water crisis in the national capital, Delhi Water Minister Atishi, who is on an indefinite hunger strike, was admitted to Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Hospital...

Giving ample water, Delhi facing crisis because of inefficient govt: Haryana CM

New Delhi: Haryana Chief Minister Nayab Singh Saini on Monday dismissed charges of any discrimination against the national capital in terms of water supply and blamed it on the ‘inept...

Read Previous

Centre ready to discuss all issues with farmers, says Agriculture Minister Arjun Munda

Read Next

Eminent Jurist Fali Nariman passes away

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

WP2Social Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com