New Delhi, Dec 31: The Delhi Traffic Police has made various arrangements on routes across the city, with a special focus in and around Connaught Place, to provide a hassle-free experience to commuters on New Year’s eve.
An official release issued by the Delhi Traffic Police said that all private and public transport vehicles shall be restricted from 8.30 pm onwards at Connaught Place in central Delhi till the celebrations end. “Vehicular traffic in the inner, middle or outer circle area of Connaught Place will be restricted,” it added.
Vehicles will not be allowed to proceed towards Connaught Place beyond R/A Mandi House, R/A Bengali Market, North foot of Ranjit Singh Flyover, Minto Road Deen Dayal Upadhaya Marg crossing, Chelmsford Road near Munje Chowk (New Delhi Railway Station), RK Ashram Marg-Chitragupta Marg Crossing, R/A Gole Market, R/A GPO, Patel Chowk, Kasturba Gandhi Road -Ferozshah Road Crossing, Jai Singh Road-Bangla Sahib Lane, R/A Windsor Place, the release said. However, vehicles with labels issued by Delhi Traffic Police and emergency vehicles will be allowed to pass through.
“A special drive against drunken driving, jumping signals and dangerous driving will be undertaken by the traffic police,” it said.
Other areas where special arrangements have been made include – Saket, M-Block Market Greater Kailash, Chirag Delhi, New Friends Colony, Defence Colony, South-Extn, Mehrauli, Aya Nagar Border, Khan Pur, Nehru Place near Eros Hotel, Govind Puri Metro Station, Vasant Vihar, Vasant Kunj, Kapashera, Dwarka, Rajouri Garden, Netaji Subash Place, Rohini, Pitampura, Ashok Vihar, G T Karnal Road, Karkardooma, Laxmi Nagar, Preet Vihar, Mayur Vihar Ph-I and II.