Today, a full dress rehearsal for the Republic day celebrations will be conducted. The rehearsal will have the same route as that of the Parade on Republic Day.
The Parade rehearsals will begin at 9:50 am, starting from Vijay Chowk proceeding towards the Red Fort.
In order to ensure the smooth passage of the Parade, without causing any kind of inconvenience to the people, the movement of traffic on certain roads leading to the route of the Parade will be restricted.
No traffic will be allowed on Rajpath from Vijay Chowk to India Gate from 06.00 pm on January 22nd, 2018 till Parade is over. No cross traffic on Rajpath from 11.00 pm on January 22nd, 2018 at Rafi Marg, Janpath, Man Singh Road till Parade is over.
‘C’-Hexagon-India Gate will be closed for traffic from 09.00 am on January 23rd, 2018 till Parade crosses Tilak Marg. From 10.00 am on January 23rd, 2018 traffic on Tilak Marg, BSZ Marg and Subhash Marg will not be allowed in both directions. Cross traffic will only be allowed depending on the movement of the Parade.
Movement of the City Bus Services will be curtailed at the following stations, Park Street/Udyan Marg, Aram Bagh Road (Pahar Ganj), Kamla Market, Delhi Sachivalaya, Pragati Maidan, Hanuman Mandir, Mori Gate, ISBT Kashmiri Gate, ISBT Sarai Kale Khan and Tees Hazari Court.
While the Metro services will remain available for commuters at all metro stations during the full dress rehearsal ceremony, boarding/de-boarding at Kendriya Sachivalaya and Udyog Bhawan from 5.00 am till 12 noon, and Lok Kalyan Marg (Race Course) and Patel Chowk from 8.45 am to 1200 noon will not be permitted.
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