According to the Delhi Police, there will be no lockdown in place from September 8 to September 10
According to the Delhi Police, there will be no lockdown in place from September 8 to September 10

The Delhi Police have provided essential information to guide residents and travelers through Delhi during the G20 Summit. Here's everything you need to know:

No Lockdown in Delhi

The Delhi Police have confirmed that there will be no lockdown in Delhi from September 8 to September 10, putting to rest concerns about facility accessibility during the G20 Summit.

Addressing Concerns on X (formerly Twitter)

Delhi Police are actively using X to address citizens' concerns regarding traffic management and accessibility during the G20 Summit. They have even posted an AI-generated video to clarify important details.

Essential Services Remain Open

During the G20 Summit, essential services such as milk shops, pharmacies, vegetable markets, and grocery stores will remain open across Delhi.

Delhi Metro Operations

Good news for commuters - Delhi Metro will continue to operate throughout the city during the G20 Summit. The only exception is the Supreme Court Metro Station, which will have temporary restrictions from 5 am on September 9 to 11 pm on September 10.


Traffic Advisory Highlights

Here are the key points from the Delhi Police's traffic advisory:

1. Metro Rail Service

All metro stations will operate as usual except for Supreme Court Metro Station, which will have temporary restrictions during the specified period.

2. Access to New Delhi District

Only genuine residents and authorized vehicles will be allowed to travel within New Delhi District. Vehicles providing essential services will also be permitted.

3. City Bus Services

City buses will continue to operate along Ring Road and beyond, but services will be temporarily suspended in the New Delhi Area.

4. Vehicles Exiting Delhi

Vehicles not destined for Delhi will be directed to use the Eastern and Western Peripheral Expressways and will not be allowed to enter Delhi.

5. Airport and Railway Station Travel

Passengers traveling to the Airport, New Delhi, and Old Delhi Railway Stations will have their movements facilitated. Follow suggested routes and allocate enough travel time.

6. Dress Rehearsal

A dress rehearsal for the G-20 Summit is scheduled for September 3, 2023. Caravans will move through various parts of Delhi en route to Central and New Delhi Districts.

Temporary Food Delivery Prohibition

During the G20 Summit, food delivery services will be temporarily prohibited in the New Delhi district. However, medical professionals and paramedics can use their vehicles in specified areas.

Navigating to Indira Gandhi International Airport

For those arriving at the Indira Gandhi International Airport, consider taking the Metro's airport express if you're arriving in Delhi by train and need to reach the airport.

Road Travel Advice

Travelers using road transportation to reach the airport should prepare for alternative routes, which are detailed on the traffic police's website. Road journeys to the IGI Airport will be affected during specific hours.

Interstate Bus Drop-Off Points

Interstate buses will have designated drop-off points. Buses from Punjab, Haryana, and Himachal Pradesh will conclude their journeys at ISBT, Kashmere Gate.

Taxi and Auto-Rickshaw Restrictions

Taxis and auto-rickshaws will be temporarily restricted from entering or operating within the New Delhi district between 5 am on September 9 and midnight on September 10. However, exceptions apply to taxis carrying Delhi residents and tourists with confirmed hotel bookings within the New Delhi district.

Navigating Delhi during the G20 Summit requires some planning, but with the provided information, residents and travelers can ensure a smooth experience.

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