Traffic regulated, advisory issued as BKU protest march reaches Delhi today

Police beef up security ahead of the protest march

People commuting between Delhi and Uttar Pradesh experienced heavy traffic congestion as police regulated vehicular movement anticipating law and order problems as thousands of Bhartiya Kisan Union members are on a march from Haridwar to reach the national capital Tuesday.

According to Delhi Traffic Police, vehicular movement was affected on National Highway nine, Gazipur Border and UP Gate due to the demonstration.

Motorists arriving in Delhi from Ghaziabad and vice-versa were advised to commute through Kondli Village or Anand Vihar.

The Delhi Traffic Police has also issued an advisory asking motorists to avoid the Meerut Expressway.

"In view of the large-scale gathering of protestors on the Ghazipur border, people going towards Ghaziabad, Hapur, Meerut, Muzaffarnagar, Roorkee, Haridwar are advised to avoid the Meerut Expressway (Ghazipur Border) and take alternative routes as per their convenience," the advisory said.

Those going towards Ghaziabad can take Ghazipur Chowk, Road No 56 towards ISBT Anand Vihar, Apsara Border, GT Road and Mohan Nagar, it said, adding commuters can also drive through Shahdara, Dilshad Garden, Mohan Garden to reach Ghaziabad.

For travelling towards Noida, commuters have been advised to take DND Flyover, Noida Link Road and the Mahamaya Flyover.

The protestors are marching towards the national capital with their several demands including farm loan-waiver.


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