Delhi-Gurgaon traffic: Heavy jam news, Gurugram police share updates | Tech Reddy


In its latest update, the Gurugram Traffic Police said in a tweet: Now, traffic is moving smoothly on NH-48. Thanks for your cooperation.” Earlier in a tweet Gurugram Traffic Police said “There is heavy traffic on NH-48 at Sirhole border towards Delhi due to barricaded check points at Delhi border.”

“Passengers are requested to use alternate routes (via Mehrauli Gurgaon Road, Faridabad Road, KMP etc.) in case of unavoidable travel,” it said.

Parts of Delhi witnessed massive traffic jams on Monday as traffic police blocked several roads calling for Bharat Bandh and the Congress’ protest against the Centre’s Agnipath project and the “politics of revenge” against Rahul Gandhi.

Delhi-Noida-Delhi flyway, Meerut Expressway, Anand Vihar, Sarai Kale Khan, Pragati Maidan and Delhi-Gurugram border witnessed massive traffic jams.

Long queues of slow moving vehicles were seen in these areas.

Some passengers took to Twitter to share their plight.

There have been reports of protests in some parts of the country against the Centre’s fire road scheme for defense recruitment.

In a series of tweets, the Delhi Traffic Police informed commuters about the road closure.

“Please avoid Gol Methi Junction, Tughlaq Road Junction, Claridges Junction, Q-Point Junction, Sunehri Masjid Junction, Maulana Azad Road Junction and Man Singh Road Junction between 1200 and 1700 hrs. There will be heavy traffic on this road due to special measures,” Delhi Traffic Police said in a tweet.

Earlier, Delhi Traffic Police said: “Please avoid Motilal Nehru Marg, Akbar Road, Janpath and Man Singh Road between 0800 and 1200 hrs. Traffic will not be possible on these roads due to special arrangements.”

More than 80 trains were canceled and massive traffic jams were witnessed across Delhi-NCR today as some organizations called for “Bharat Bandh” to protest against the Agnipath recruitment scheme unveiled by the central government last week. This comes a day after Tri-Service chiefs denied withdrawing the scheme.

Commuters in the national capital faced inconvenience as heavy traffic jams were reported in various parts of the city, including the Delhi-Gurugram Expressway, as the Delhi Police set up barricades at various checkpoints in the wake of Bharat Bandh against the Agnipath project.

Precautionary measures are being taken at various railway stations in many states as several stations were vandalized and many trains set on fire by agitators.

More than 80 trains were canceled on Monday amid protests across the country against the new recruitment scheme in the armed forces.

According to Northern Railway, a total of 18 eastbound train services scheduled from various terminals of Northern Railway have been canceled today.

(with agency input)

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