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G20 Summit: Delhi Govt Issues Notification On Traffic Restrictions; Check What Will Be Allowed, What Will Remain Closed

New Delhi: The Delhi government has issued a gazette notification on traffic restrictions imposed across the national capital in view of the upcoming G20 Summit in the national capital. India is all set to host the G20 Summit in New Delhi from September 9-10. World leaders will arrive in New Delhi to attend the G20 Summit. The summit will be hosted at the state-of-the-art Bharat Mandapam Convention Centre at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. Notably, India assumed the G20 presidency on December 1 last year and about 200 meetings related to G20 were organized in 60 cities across the country.


Check What Is Allowed & What Will Remain Closed



According to the gazette notification, all types of goods vehicles, commercial vehicles, interstate buses and local city buses shall not operate on Mathura Road (beyond Ashram Chowk), Bhairon Road, Purana Quila Road and inside Pragati Maidan Tunnel from 00:00 hours on the intervening night of September 7 and 8 to 23:59 hours on September 10. 

Goods vehicles carrying Essential Commodities such as milk, vegetables, fruits, medical supplies and others having valid ‘No Entry Permissions’ will be allowed to enter Delhi, it stated. The entire area of New Delhi District will be considered as “Controlled Zone-I” from 5 AM on September 8 to 23:59 hours on September 10, the notification stated.



The entire area inside Ring Road (Mahatma Gandhi Marg) will be considered a “Regulated Zone” from 5 AM on September 8 to 23:59 hours on September 10. 

Only bonafide residents, authorized vehicles, emergency vehicles and vehicles of passengers travelling to the Airport, Old Delhi and New Delhi Railway Stations will be allowed to ply on the road network of New Delhi District, the notification read.

No TSR and taxi will be allowed to enter or ply in the New Delhi District from 5 AM on September 9 to 23:59 hours on September 10. All types of commercial vehicles including buses that are already present in Delhi shall be allowed to move on Ring Road and road network beyond Ring Road towards the borders of Delhi, the notification stated.

Delhi All Decked Up For G20 Summit


The national capital is all decked up to welcome the delegates for the G20 Summit that will be held on September 9-10.  Visuals from Dhaula Kuan show exquisite lightning with the G20 theme “One Earth, One Family, One Future” as well as the Life Size “Vighnaharta” sculpture at the trijunction in front of the Dhaula Kuan Metro Station on NH-48. The Bharat Mandapam at Pragati Maidan – the main venue of this gala event, has been illuminated and decorated with plants, flowers and other festive items. A 28-foot-tall Nataraja statue also seemed gleaming at night. 

Meanwhile, Delhi Police continued its vehicle checking drive on the second consecutive day in the national capital in the wake of the G20 Summit. Surprise checks were conducted at Yusuf Sarai between Tuesday night and the early hours of Wednesday. Police personnel were seen conducting thorough inspections by halting vehicles. 

The Delhi Police started conducting vehicle checking at India Gate and other parts of the city between Monday night and early hours on Tuesday. Meanwhile, a paramilitary force along with a senior officer of Delhi Police has been deployed at Tilak Bridge in the national capital ahead of the G20 summit. They were deployed as a precautionary move as Khalistani elements had threatened to deface properties in the area. 

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