Delhites, Avoid These Routes During Navratri & Ramleela Celebrations

by Shreya Ghosh
Delhites, Avoid These Routes During Navratri & Ramleela Celebrations

It is quite evident that every city celebrating Navratri and Ramleela will face issues regarding traffic. People are finally getting on the ground and dancing their hearts out after a long hiatus of 2 years because of the COVID-19 pandemic. And for this, the Delhi Traffic Police has already issued an advisory on Monday so that Delhites can decide their routes properly as the traffic can get affected during the Navratri and Ramleela celebrations.

Delhi Traffic Police Shared An Advisory To Alert The Commuters!

The traffic alert advisory shared by Delhi Traffic Police mentioned that some roads and stretches near some temples would be affected during Navratri from 26 September to 5 October. As people celebrate in the evening and night, the time for the movement of vehicles likely to be affected is from 5 pm to midnight. And to deal with the traffic concerns, they shared a list of routes to plan their travel accordingly. In the tweet, they mentioned the venue of the mandirs where Navratri will be celebrated on the dates mentioned above.

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Check out the tweet of Delhi Traffic Police here:

Ramleela will be celebrated at different corners of the national capital; a total of 46 venues. Some of these 46 venues are:

  • Dakshinpuri
  • Dwarka
  • Gandhi Nagar
  • Hari Nagar
  • Model Town
  • Pitampura
  • Punjabi Bagh
  • Ramlila Maidan JLN Marg
  • Red Fort
  • RK Puram Sector 5
  • Sarojini Nagar
  • Sultanpuri

In fact, many Delhites will make arrangements for Ramleela at different places such as colonies and open grounds and celebrate. Among locals, many might take out processions and these can lead to traffic jams. In fact, Ramleela committees might organise processions. And public gatherings can affect vehicular movements on roads.

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It Is Better To Avoid These Delhi Routes During Navratri & Ramleela Celebrations!

  • Jhandewalan Mandir may affect the commuters on Rani Jhansi Road.
  • The crowd of Durga Mandir in Kailash Colony could impact roads and stretches on Lala Lajpat Rai Marg.
  • Commuters on Inder Chandra Sen Marg can face traffic because of the crowd in Pahari Wala Mandir/ Mahavir Mandir GK-1.
  • Rush in Adhakatyani Shakti Peeth Mandir may impact the traffic on Chattarpur Mandir Road.
  • Outer Ring Road from Nehru Place to Modi Mill might face traffic due to the crowd of Kalkaji Mandir.
  • Kali Bari Mandir’s rush may impact traffic on Mandir Marg.
  • Durga Puja at CR Park might affect the commuters on Malik Ram Essar Marg, Outer Ring Road, and Inder Mohan Bharadwaj Marg.
  • Lastly, commuters on Jail Road may face rush and traffic because of the crowd in Santoshi Mata Mandir in Hari Nagar.

We hope that you have a great Navratri and Ramleela celebration this year and stay away from all the traffic.