In view of the 75th Independence Day, where strict security arrangements have been made in Delhi-NCR as well as across the country. Strict monitoring is being done by security agencies from ground to sky. To ensure that there is no lapse in security, strictness has been increased on flights to and from Delhi airport.
According to the notice issued by Airmen (NOTAM) to Delhi International Airport (IGI), any transit flight for chartered (non-scheduled) flights on Independence Day 15th August will be allowed to operate from 6:00 am to 10:00 am. And no landing will be allowed between 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM.
Schedule flights will fly as per their scheduled schedule. Also, there will be no impact on Indian Air Force (IAF), Border Security Force (BSF), Army helicopters and State Governments aircraft/helicopters can fly with the Governor and Chief Minister of the states.
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Scheduled flights will operate as per the schedule. Also, no impact would be on Indian Air Force (IAF), Border Security Force (BSF), army helicopter and the state-owned aircraft/helicopter can fly with Governor/Chief Minister of the state.
— ANI (@ANI) August 14, 2021
Amidst the deployment of police everywhere, top police officers and borders with Delhi, hotels, guest houses, malls, crowded markets and metro stations are conducting intensive checks. At the same time, every vehicle and person entering Delhi is being thoroughly checked. Along with this, ahead of Independence Day, Delhi Police has issued a traffic advisory to ensure smooth movement of vehicles in the capital.
Delhi Police’s advice – people should avoid these paths
Ahead of the Independence Day, Delhi Police on Friday issued a traffic advisory to ensure smooth vehicular movement in the capital. According to the traffic advisory, the traffic around the Red Fort will remain closed for the general public from 4 am to 10 am on Independence Day and will be open only for authorized vehicles. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation from the Red Fort on Independence Day.
It said eight roads – Netaji Subhash Marg, Lothian Road, S P Mukherjee Marg, Chandni Chowk Road, Nishad Raj Marg, Esplanade Road and its link road leading to Netaji Subhash Marg, Ring Road from Rajghat to ISBT, ISBT to IP Flyover The Outer Ring Road will remain closed for general public from 4 am to 10 am on 15th August.
The advisory said that vehicles with no parking label have been advised to stop at C-Hexagon of India Gate, Copernicus Marg, Mandi House, Sikandra Road, Tilak Marg, Mathura Road, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, Subhash Marg, Jawaharlal Nehru Marg. , Ring Road between Nizamuddin and ISBT bridge, avoid going towards Outer Ring Road from IP Flyover Bypass to ISBT.
Motorists traveling in the north-south direction have been advised to opt for an alternate route from Nizamuddin Bridge to cross Aurobindo Marg-Safdarjung Road, Connaught Place-Minto Road and Yamuna Pushta Road-GT Road. At the same time, for the East-West corridor, drivers have been advised to take alternate routes from DND-NH24-Vikas Marg, Vikas Marg-DDU Marg and Boulevard Road-Barf Khana.
It has been said in the advisory that the road from Geeta Colony bridge to Shantivan will remain closed and vehicles will not be allowed from ISBT Kashmere Gate towards Shantivan on Lower Ring Road and IP Flyover towards Rajghat. Vehicles carrying goods will not be allowed to move between Nizamuddin Bridge and Wazirabad Bridge from 12 midnight of 14 August to 11 am on 15 August.
According to the traffic police, interstate buses will not be allowed to operate between Maharana Pratap ISBT and Sarai Kale Khan ISBT from 12 midnight of 14 August to 11 am on 15 August. Police said alternate routes to railway stations, bus terminals and hospitals near the Independence Day celebrations will remain open.