Republic Day parade: Traffic advisory on January 23

By: | Updated: June 12, 2017 12:39 PM

The full dress rehearsal of the Republic Day Parade will be held on Friday at 9.50 am from Vijay Chowk and proceed to Red Fort Ground.

Delhi Police, Delhi traffic advisory, Republic Day paradeSecurity personnel with a sniffer dog, patrol in front of the India Gate in New Delhi ahead of the Republic Day. Delhi will turn into a virtual fortress for US President Barack Obama’s visit this weekend. (Reuters)

The full dress rehearsal of the Republic Day Parade will be held today (Friday). The parade will start at 9.50 am from Vijay Chowk and proceed to Red Fort Ground.


Vijay Chowk – Rajpath – India Gate – Tilak Marg – Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg – Netaji Subhash

Marg – Red Fort.


In order to facilitate the free passage of parade, movement of traffic on certain roads leading to the route of the parade will be restricted as under:

1. No traffic from Vijay Chowk to India Gate on Rajpath from 0500 to 1230 hrs.

2. No cross traffic on Rajpath from 0930 hrs at Rafi Marg, Janpath, Man Singh Road, ‘C’-Hexagon.

3. From 1000 hrs.- Traffic on Tilak Marg, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, Subhash Marg will not be allowed on both directions. However, cross traffic will be allowed as per parade position.

Road users are, therefore, requested to plan their journey in advance and avoid the route of parade from 0930 hours to 1200 hours for their own convenience.

Also read: Republic Day Celebrations traffic advisory for 23rd and 26th January, 2015

Click hear for  Map of traffic arrangements for Full Dress Rehearsals of Republic Day Celebration on January 23 (Friday)


However, if the journey is unavoidable and road user is inclined to cross the India Gate they are suggested to take the following routes:-


Ring Road – Ashram Chowk – Sarai Kale Khan – I.P. Flyover – Rajghat – Ring Road

From Aurobindo Chowk – Safdarjung Road – Kamal Atatturk Marg – Kautilya Marg – Sardar Patel Marg – Mother Teresa Crescent – roundabout RML – Baba Kharak Sing Marg etc.

Prithvi Raj Road – Rajesh Pilot Marg – Subramanian Bharti Marg- Mathura Road etc.


Ring Road-Bhairon Road- Mathura Road – S. Bharti Marg – Rajesh Pilot Marg – Prithvi Raj Road- Safdarjung Road- Kamal Atatturk Marg- Panchsheel Marg- Simon Bolivar Marg- Upper Ridge Road.

Ring Road-Bhairon Road- Mathura Road – Lodhi Road – Aurbindo Marg- Safdarjung Road – Teen Murti Marg –Mother Teresa Crescent- Park Street – Shankar Road – Ring Road.

Ring Road- Boulevard Road- Barf Khana Chowk – Rani Jhansi Road- Faiz Road –D.B.Gupta Road.


From South Delhi: Mother Teresa Crescent –R/A RML Hospital-Baba Kharak Singh Marg-Outer Circus Connaught Place-Chelmsford Road for Paharganj side or Minto RoadBhavbhuti Marg for Ajmeri Gate.

From North Delhi: R/A Jhandewalan via Rani Jhansi Road- D. B. Gupta Road-Sheela Cinema Road – Paharganj.

From East Delhi: Boulevard Road via ISBT Bridge take Rani Jhansi Road via Jhandewalan – D.B. Gupta Road-Sheela Cinema Road- Paharganj.

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