Full Dress Rehearsal of Independence Day celebrations held at Red Fort today

The Full Dress Rehearsal of Independence Day celebrations was held at the Red Fort today. The rehearsal had the same traffic restrictions as will be on Independence Day on Wednesday. In its advisory, the Delhi traffic police said, roads will be closed from 5 to 9 in the morning at Netaji Subhash Marg, Lothian Road, SP Mukherjee Marg and Chandani Chowk Road, Nishad Raj Marg and Esplanade Road and its Link Road.

Traffic will also be diverted on some roads. Vehicles without parking labels for the rehearsal parade should avoid Tilak Marg, Mathura Road, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, Subhash Marg, Jawaharlal Nehru Marg and Ring Road between Nizamuddin Bridge and ISBT bridge and take the alternative route. Movement of goods vehicles between Nizamuddin bridge and Wazirabad bridge will be prohibited from midnight tomorrow night to 11 am on Wednesday.

Parking facilities will not be available at the Delhi Metro stations from 6 am tomorrow till 2 pm on Wednesday. Alternative routes will remain open to railway stations, bus stations and hospitals near the venue of Independence Day function.

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