Delhi Police announces closure of routes ahead of Jat stir

Jat Agitation

New Delhi, March 18: Delhi Police on Saturday said that several routes in the national capital, including Zakir Hussain Road, will be closed in view of the Jat agitation on March 20, 2017.

The routes will be closed from March 19, 8.00 p.m onwards, to prevent the march of Jat community members to Parliament announced for Monday.

According to an advisory issued by the Delhi Police, the roads which will remain closed include Kemal Ataturk Marg from Race Course Metro Station to Panchseel Marg and Safdarjung Road to Aurobindo Chowk, among others.

Kautilya Marg from Samrat Hotel to Niti Marg, Kautilya T-Point near Bihar Bhawan, Teen Murti to Gole Methi roundabout will remain closed for the commuters. Zakir Hussain road for the commuters coming from Nizamuddin to India Gate will also remain closed, the advisory tweeted by the Delhi Traffic Police said.

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The advisory further said that five entry points will be closed from 11 a.m March 19 onwards.

These entry points are Ring Road to San Martin Marg, Amrita Shergill to Lodhi Road, Max Muller Road to Lodhi Road, Archbishop Makarios Marg from Lodhi Road and all lanes leading to Panchkuiyan Road except Mandir Marg, R.K. Ashram and Hospital Road.

The Delhi Police has also advised the commuters wishing to travel from south Delhi to central Delhi to use Ring Road.

It has also issued a list of categories of people, who will be allowed to enter Delhi districts from March 19, 11 p.m onwards.

The list includes bona fide residents, people working in various offices situated in New Delhi area, emergency services, people coming to attend interviews, examination in New Delhi area, ambulances, fore brigades, buses of school children and any other people coming for some urgent work.


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