- The country is celebrating the 75th anniversary of independence today
- Keep these things in mind before leaving home in Delhi today
- DTC and cluster buses will not run on many routes till 11 am today
The country is celebrating the 75th anniversary of independence today. PM Modi is going to address the country from the ramparts of the Red Fort today. On this occasion, very tight security arrangements have been made in Delhi, the effect of which will be seen on bus, metro, rail services. If you want to avoid any kind of trouble Take special care of these things before leaving the house today:
These routes of buses will remain closed
Buses will not run on many routes of DTC and cluster buses till 11 am today. These routes are: Lothian Road Chhatta Rail to Kashmere Gate, Yamuna Bazar Ring Road to Jat Fauji Dharamshala, Subhash Marg Chhatta Rail to Delhi Gate, Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Marg, Ring Road Nizamuddin Bridge to North Loop Bus Stand, C-Hexagon Road, Shershah Road, Purana Qila Road, Pandara Road, Rajpath, Akbar Road, Tilak Marg, Sikandra Road, Bhagwandas Marg, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, Vikas Marg-Delhi Secretariat Loop, Kasturba Gandhi Marg, Ferozeshah Road to C-Hexagon Marg, Ashoka Road, from Windsurplace to C-Hexagon Road. Apart from this, from Delhi Gate to Chhatta Rail Chowk on Netaji Subhash Marg, from GPO to Chhatta Rail Chowk on Lothian Road, H.C. on SP Mukherjee Marg. Traffic movement will remain closed from Sen Marg to Yamuna Bazar Chowk, from Phowwara Chowk to Red Fort on Chandni Chowk Road, Ring Road on Nishadraj Marg, Shanti Van Crossing to Netaji Subhash Marg crossing.
Entry-exit in metro through select gates
Metro will run as usual, but there has been some change in the entry-exit system. The Red Fort and Jama Masjid metro stations will also remain open, but only one gate each will remain open. All the gates towards the Red Fort will be kept closed. Similarly, the gates on Delhi Gate and ITO on the Red Fort side will be closed and the gates on the opposite side will remain open. Strict checking will be done at these stations. It is necessary to take more time away from home. Parking at the metro station will remain closed till 2 pm on Sunday. Meanwhile, the timing of the first and last train on the new section of Pink Line Trilokpuri-Sanjay Lake and Mayur Vihar Pocket-1 section has been changed from 16 August to 10 September. The first train will be available at 6.30 am at Majlis Park and Shiv Vihar stations. The last train from these stations will be available at 10 pm.
impact on train movement
Rail services will also be affected. There will be strict checking at the railway station, which may take more time. Some trains running from Old Delhi Railway Station have been rescheduled and some have been rerouted. Delhi-Ghaziabad MEMU will remain cancelled. Route of Azamgarh – Delhi Kaifiyat Express, Dehradun – Delhi Mussoorie Special has been changed.
Avoiding Chinese Manjha
Despite the ban, Chinese manjha is being sold. Many people have suffered serious injuries after coming in the grip of this very dangerous manja. If you are traveling on a two wheeler, be careful as there have been many cases where scooter-bike riders have suffered serious injuries due to this manjha slicing their necks. Also, there is a possibility of accidents due to electric wires.
- 7:05 am: Prime Minister Modi will offer flowers at Raj Ghat, the tomb of the Father of the Nation.
- 7:10: The Prime Minister will leave for the Red Fort from Rajghat.
- 7:20: There will be a guard of honor at the Red Fort.
- 7:30 PM: PM will unfurl the tricolor on the ramparts of the Red Fort. PM’s address after the national anthem.