Vehicles stuck in a traffic jam on a road owing to farmers’ protest march to the national capital, in Noida, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2024. (PTI Photo)
According to the advisory, traffic restrictions and diversions will be imposed at Singhu border from February 12 for commercial vehicles and from February 13 for all types of vehicles
Ahead of the farmers protest at borders of Delhi- Haryana and Delhi-Uttar Pradesh, scheduled on February 13, the Delhi Traffic police have issued an advisory to ensure smooth flow of vehicles in the NCR area.
Authorities have been fortifying the national capital by barricading the border areas and deploying more than 5,000 security personnel. The farmers have left Bathinda for Delhi to participate in the ‘Delhi-Chalo’ march.
Traffic AdvisoryIn view of the proposed farmers’ protest at various borders of Delhi from 13.02.2024, traffic will be affected.
For commercial vehicles, traffic restrictions/diversions will be imposed from 12.02.2024.
— Delhi Traffic Police (@dtptraffic) February 11, 2024
Farmers are demanding a law guaranteeing a minimum support price (MSP), one of the conditions they had set when they agreed to withdraw their agitation against the now-repealed farm laws in 2021.
According to the advisory, traffic restrictions and diversions will be imposed at Singhu border from February 12 for commercial vehicles and from February 13 for all types of vehicles.
For Vehicles Heading Towards Panipat/Karnal:
Interstate Buses intending to go towards Sonipat, Panipat Karnal etc. via NH-44 have been instructed to take ISBT to Majnu Ka Tilla to Signature Bridge to Khajuri Chowk to Loni Border to KMP via Khekra.
HGVs intending to go towards Sonipat, Panipat, Karnal etc. via NH-44 have been instructed to take Exit No. 2 on NH-44 (DSIIDC) Cut to Harish Chander Hospital Crossing to Bawana road crossing to Bawana Chowk to Bawana-Auchandi Road reachingAuchandi Border to KMP via Saidpur chowki.
Diversions From Gazipur Border Area
Vehicles from Delhi heading to Ghaziabad through Gazipur border have been instructed to take Pushta Road in front of Akshardham temple or Patparganj Road/Mother Dairy Road or Chaudhary Charan Singh Marg ISBT Anand Vihar and exit from Maharajpur or Apsara border in UP’s Ghaziabad.
Vehicular traffic going to Haryana through NH-44 may divert towards Dabur Chowka Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad-Hapur Road, GT Road Delhi, Meerut Expressway Dasna and take left turn to Eastern Peripheral Expressway.
Diversions Around Tikri Border Area (Delhi-Haryana)
Heavy and Commercial Vehicles or trucks going towards Bahadurgarh, Rohtak etc. via Rohtak Road have been advised to use Najafgarh Nangloi Road from Nangloi Chowk to enter Haryana via Najafgarh Jharoda Borderb.
The traffic advisory have further advised commuters to plan their journey accordingly and have thereby been asked to avoid the above borders.