statesman news service
New Delhi, 17 October
As part of the annual Janamahotsav celebrations of Maharishi Balmiki tomorrow, a procession will be held from 2 pm to 9 pm.
The route will be from Gauri Shanker Mandir to Gurudwara Sis Ganj, Chandi Chowk to Town Hall, Nai Sarak to Badshahbulla Chowk Bazar to Hauz Qazi, Ajmeri Gate, Paharganj pul, DB Gupta road to Chuna Mandi, Paharganj, Chitra Gupta road, Gole Market and will terminate at Bhagwan Balmiki Mandir in Mandir Marg. Traffic will be diverted at several places including Subhash Marg Red Fort Crossing, HC Sen Marg, Town Hall, Badshahbulla Chowk, Naya Bans Road, Sita Ram Bazar, Asaf Ali Road, Ajmeri Gate, DBG Road Shiela Cinema, Chowk Paharganj, Chelmsford Road, Panchkuian Road Round About, Gole Market and Mandir Marg.
This procession takes about seven hours to traverse the route from Chandni Chowk to Mandir Marg. "The traffic arrangements have been made to facilitate the procession and to ensure that normal pedestrian and vehicular traffic is caused minimum disruption," said a traffic official.