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Independence Day celebrations 2020: Which roads are closed? Delhi Police issues advisory for August 13, 15

According to the advisory, the general traffic around Lal Qila will be closed from 4 am to 10 am. Police said that traffic restrictions will remain the same on August 13 on the occasion of 'full dress rehearsal' and Independence Day celebrations.

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Independence Day celebrations 2020: Which roads are closed? Delhi Police issues advisory for August 13, 15
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Special arrangements are being made in Delhi for the Independence Day celebrations to be held on 15 August.

Before the Independence Day celebrations and 'full dress rehearsal' on August 13, the Delhi Traffic Police has diverted several routes leading to the Red Fort. Not only this, many paths have been closed to the public. On August 15, Delhi Traffic Police has issued an advisory for which routes people should use and which routes to avoid.

Delhi Traffic Police has issued an advisory for which routes people should use and which routes to avoid.

According to the advisory, the general traffic around Lal Qila will be closed from 4 am to 10 am. Police said that traffic restrictions will remain the same on August 13 on the occasion of 'full dress rehearsal' and Independence Day celebrations.

Eight routes - Netaji Subhash Marg, Lothian Road, SP Mukherjee Marg, Chandni Chowk Road, Nishadraj Marg, Espland Road and Link Road of Netaji Subhash Marg, Ring Road from Rajghat to ISBT, Outer Ring Road from ISBT to IP Flyover. It will be closed to the general public from four in the morning to 10 in the morning.

Those vehicles which do not have parking labels for the rehearsal may avoid C- Hexagon India Gate, Copernicus Marg, Mandi House, Sikandra Road, W Point, A point Tilak Marg, Mathura Road, BSZ Marg, Subhash Marg, J.L. Nehru Marg and Ring Road between Nizamuddin Bridge and ISBT bridge and Outer Ring Road from IP Flyover through Salimgarh Bypass to ISBT and take the other routes as advised. 

The movement of goods vehicles between Nizamuddin Bridge and Wazirabad Bridge from midnight of August 12 to 11 AM on August 13 and from midnight of August 14 to 11 AM on August 15 will be prohibited.

According to the traffic police, interstate buses between Maharana Pratap ISBT to Sarai Kale Khan ISBT will not be allowed to travel from midnight of August 12 to 11 am on August 13 and the same will be followed on August 15.

Further, police said that alternative routes for railway stations, hospitals and bus bases will be open near the venue of the Independence Day celebrations.

While there may not be as many visitors at the Red Fort as every year, every Indian citizen still look forwards to the Independence Day and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech. The preparations are underway with full fervour and a full dress rehearsal will take place on August 13. 

With 74th Independence Day celebration just days away, the preparations for the Red Fort celebration in Delhi are in full swing. In the view of COVID-19 pandemic, the celebrated this year will be a subdued affair. 

every Indian citizen still look forwards to the Independence Day and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech from the Red fort.

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