Delhi Police issues new traffic regulations, Chandni Chowk to be a no vehicle zone from 9 am to 9 pm
In the interest of public safety and to avoid any inconvenience, the Delhi Traffic Police encouraged commuters and vehicles to follow traffic directions when visiting Chandni Chowk.
From 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on all days, no motor vehicle shall be allowed to ply on the main Chandni Chowk Road from Red Fort to Fatehpuri Mosque, according to a gazette notification issued on June 14. Firetrucks, ambulances, hearse vans, and vehicles transporting pregnant women or patients who require motorized transportation, among other things, will be permitted to operate on roads.
These restrictions shall not apply to HC Sen Marg up to Jubli Cinema Cut (opposite Gandhi Maidan Parking); Rai Kedarnath Marg towards main Chandni Chowk Road up to T-Point Rai Kedarnath Marg (Town Hall entry road); Kachha Bagh Road, including Chandni Chowk Metro Station and Ramjas Senior Secondary School No 3, up to main Chandni Chowk Road; Shanti Desai Marg towards main Chandni Chowk Road up to T-Point Shanti Desai Marg (Town Hall exit road) and the road leading to Bagh Diwar Park up to main Chandni Chowk Road (behind Dangal Maidan parking)
Netaji Subhash Marg, Jama Masjid Road up to Chawri Bazar Road crossing, Chawri Bazar Road up to Hauz Qazi Chowk, Lal Kuan Road up to T-Point Katra Bariyan Road, and Katra Bariyan Road up to Fatehpuri Mosque T-Point are among the roads where the restrictions will not apply.
On Netaji Subhash Marg, parking is accessible at Parade Ground, ASI parking on Nishad Raj Marg, Tikona Park parking at Red Fort, and Dangal Maidan parking on SPM Marg. To avoid inconvenience, visitors should take public transportation or the Metro to Chandni Chowk.
Noncompliance with the notification is punishable under the MV Act. It is recommended that the general public and motorists follow traffic instructions and organize their movements accordingly.