Janmashtami Celebrations Bring Traffic Restrictions to Mandir Marg

The city of Delhi is gearing up for Janmashtami celebrations, and with the festivities come certain traffic restrictions. The Delhi Traffic Police have issued a traffic advisory in preparation for the event. Janmashtami, which marks the birth of Lord Krishna, is a significant religious occasion, and a large number of devotees are expected to visit various temples across the city.

The traffic advisory specifies that vehicle entry on Mandir Marg in central Delhi will be restricted from the Talkatora Stadium roundabout up to Peshwa Road, Mandir Marg T-point, and vice-versa. This restriction aims to ensure the safety and smooth flow of pedestrians and devotees during the celebrations.

Key Highlights of the Traffic Advisory

Here are the key points outlined in the traffic advisory:

Restriction Area Routes Affected
Mandir Marg Roundabout Shankar Road to Mandir Marg
Diverted Buses
  • Panchkuian Road-Mandir Marg ‘T’-Point towards Mandir Marg
  • Roundabout GPO to Mandir Marg
  • Kali Bari Marg to Mandir Marg
  • Talkatora Stadium to Mandir Marg
  • R.K. Ashram Marg to Mandir Marg

Additionally, the advisory mentions that various temples, including Laxmi Narayan Mandir, ISKCON Temples, Janmashtami Park, Gufawala Mandir, Adhya Katyani Shakti Peeth, and Santoshi Mata Mandir in Hari Nagar, will host prominent Janmashtami functions.

“There is a likelihood of general slowing down of traffic and congestion on roads. General public and motorists are advised to plan their journeys keeping the festivities and related congestion in mind and keep extra time for their journey so that possible delays can be taken into account.”

Stay Informed and Plan Your Commute

It’s essential for the general public and motorists to be aware of these traffic restrictions and plan their journeys accordingly. Janmashtami is a joyous occasion, but it can lead to increased traffic and congestion on the roads. To ensure a hassle-free commute during this time:

  • Consider using the Metro and other forms of public transport to avoid road congestion.
  • Adhere to the directions provided by traffic policemen on duty.
  • Avoid parking on the routes of the Janmashtami processions.

By following these guidelines and staying informed, you can make your way through Delhi with minimal inconvenience and enjoy the festive spirit of Janmashtami.

(This story has not been edited by HouseofBlogger staff and is published from a syndicated news agency feed – IANS)


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