The Delhi Traffic Police issued an advisory asking commuters to avoid certain roads on Monday that fall on the route of the Nagar Kirtan procession.
By India Today Web Desk: The Delhi Traffic Police issued an advisory asking commuters to avoid certain roads on Monday that fall on the route of the Nagar Kirtan procession as part of the birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev.
The Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee will take out the Nagar Kirtan on the occasion of the 553rd Prakash Gurpurab of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji. The procession is taken out a day before Gurpurab, which will be celebrated on November 8.
The procession will start from Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib, Chandni Chowk, from 9 am onwards on November 7 and will end at Gurudwara Nanak Piao Sahib GT Karnal Road at around 10 pm. Approximately 25,000-30,000 devotees are likely to participate in the procession.
From Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib, the procession will proceed via the main Chandni Chowk road, Fatehpuri, Khari Baoli, Chowk Qutab Roa, Avanti Bai chowk, Azad market, Roshanara Road, Ghanta Ghar, Shakti Nagar Chowk, and conclude at Gurudwara Nanak Pio Sahib (GT Karnal Road).
Delhi Traffic Police took to Twitter to share the advisory and stated, “In view of the Nagar Kirtan (procession) to be carried out on the occasion of Guru Nanak Dev Ji Prakash Gurpurab, necessary traffic arrangements have been made. People are advised to plan their commute accordingly.”
Traffic restrictions/diversions will be imposed at the following points:
1. Subhash Marg – Red Fort Crossing
2. H.C. Sen Marg – Shyama Prasad Mukherji Marg
3. Town Hall
4. Fatehpuri T-Point
5. Ajmeri Gate
6. Ghanta Ghar (R/A Roshanara Road)
7. Azad Market Chowk
8. Kalidass Marg – Nagia Park road
9. Rohtak Road – Rani Jhansi Road
10. New Rohtak Road – East Park Road
11. R/A Jhandewalan
12. Rohtak Road – Faiz Road
13. Baraf Khana Chowk
14. Mori Gate Chowk
15. Boliver Road – Mori gate
16. Pul Mithai
17. Nagia Park
18. DCM Chowk
19. Chowki No. 2
20. Roop Nagar Chowk
21. GT Road Ashok Vihar Flyover
22. Azadpur HY Point
23. Parade Ground T- Point