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Restrictions on vehicular movement owing to rains, Cong protests: Delhi Traffic Police

The Delhi Traffic Police stated Tuesday that vehicle movement on numerous highways in the capital has been restricted due to rains and in anticipation of protests by Congress workers against the Enforcement Directorate interviewing senior party leader Rahul Gandhi.

June 21, 2022 / 02:17 PM IST
(File Image: ANI)

(File Image: ANI)

In view of rains and anticipating protests by Congress workers against the Enforcement Directorate questioning senior party leader Rahul Gandhi, the Delhi Traffic Police on Tuesday said it has placed restrictions on movement of vehicles on several roads in the capital. An official said diversions have been created at key points expecting traffic jams. He said the rains are unlikely to cause much disruption but added protests could hamper the movement of vehicles.

"If some clashes break out, temporary traffic congestions may occur at some places but adequate arrangements have been made keeping all these factors in mind," he said. Special Commissioner of Police (Traffic) SS Yadav said, "Adequate arrangements have been made in New Delhi to negotiate any contingency arising out of demands or climate change."

Currently, there no reports of traffic congestion, he said. Earlier in the day, the traffic police had put out a series of tweets asking commuters to avoid certain roads. Earlier in the day, the traffic police had put out a series of tweets asking commuters to avoid certain roads.

In a separate tweet, it also alerted them about the weather forecast and urged to plan their journey accordingly.
PTI
first published: Jun 21, 2022 02:17 pm
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