The Delhi Traffic Police has issued an advisory asking commuters to avoid certain roads on Monday that fall on the route of the ‘Nagar Kirtan’ procession.
New Delhi,UPDATED: November 7, 2022 02:55 AM IST
By India Today Web Desk: The Delhi Traffic Police has issued an advisory asking commuters to avoid certain roads on Monday that fall on the route of the ‘Nagar Kirtan’ procession as part of Guru Nanak Dev’s birth anniversary.
The Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee will shut down the Nagar Kirtan on the occasion of the 553rd Prakash Gurpurab of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji. The procession is set out a day before Gurpurab, which is celebrated on November 8.
The procession (Nagar Kirtan) starts on November 7 from 9:00 AM from Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib, Chandni Chowk, Delhi and ends at Gurudwara Nanak Piao Sahib GT Karnal Road around 10:00 PM. About 25,000-30,000 devotees are likely to participate in the procession.
From Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib, the procession continues through the main road Chandni Chowk, Fatehpuri, Khari Baoli, Chowk Qutab Roa, Avanti Bai chowk, Azad market, Roshanara Road, Ghanta Ghar, Shakti Nagar Chowk and ends at Gurudwara Nanak Pio Sahib (GT Karnal road).
The Delhi Traffic Police took to Twitter to share the advice, stating: “In view of the Nagar Kirtan (procession) to be performed on the occasion of Guru Nanak Dev Ji Prakash Gurpurab, necessary traffic arrangements have been made. People are advised to use their commute accordingly.”
Traffic restrictions/detours are imposed on the following points:
1. Subhash Marg – Red Fort Crossing
2. HC Sen Marg – Shyama Prasad Mukherji Marg
3. City Hall
4. Fatehpuri T-point
5. Ajmeri Port
6. Ghanta Ghar (R/A Roshanara Road)
7. Azad Market Chowk
8. Road Kalidass Marg – Nagia Park
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 Viaduct
22. Azadpur HY point
23. Parade Ground T-Point