New Delhi: Commuters can face traffic jams on Tuesday as full dress rehearsal of the Republic Day Parade will be held at Rajpath in the national capital.
The rehearsal will begin at 9:50 a.m. from Vijay Chowk and proceed to Red Fort. All the offices in the surrounding area of Rajpath will remain closed till 1 p.m. today.
The Delhi Traffic Police has made elaborate arrangements for smooth conduct of the Parade.
Traffic from Vijay Chowk to India Gate on Rajpath has been closed from 6 p.m. yesterday evening and no traffic will be allowed until the parade is over today. Similarly, traffic will not be allowed at Rafi Marg, Janpath and Man Singh Road till the parade is over.
Metro rail services will remain available for the commuters’ at all metro stations during the full dress rehearsal parade. However, boarding and de-boarding at Central Secretariat and Udyog Bhawan will not be permitted till 12 noon and Lok Kalyan Marg and Patel Chowk from 8:45 a.m. to 12 noon today.