Rain, Protests, Water-logging Disrupts Normal Life In Delhi

Protests, rain, water-logging interfere with normal living in Delhi

New Delhi, Aug 5 : Residents of the capital city of India endured an extremely rough day on Friday, as intermittent rains and water-logging in low-lying areas, along with massive demonstrations led by the Congress which ultimately led to massive traffic jams throughout the city.
Congress has announced a nationwide protest against the policy of the Central government that has resulted in an increase in rates of unemployment as well as inflation in the country.

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In response to the protests of the party due to the party’s protest, the Delhi Police maintained adequate security arrangements, while the Delhi Traffic Police issued an advice to commuters requesting to stay clear of certain stretches.I in the announcement the traffic police stated that, due to the special arrangement, traffic movements will be difficult in Kamal Ataturk marg, Kautilya Marg, Teen Murti Marg, Rajaji Marg, Akbar Road as well as Safdarjung Road.

It also stated commuters should anticipate massive congestion on Sardar Ptel Marg, Shantipath, Panchsheel Marg, Tughlaq Road, A.P.J.Abdul Kalam Road, Prithviraj Road, Shahjahan Road, Zakir Hussain Marg, Maulana Azad Road, Rafi Marg, Janpath Road, Ashoka Road, Rajendra Prasad Road, Mother Teresa Crescent Marg, Baba Kharak Singh Marg and Mathura Road.

The police also stated that, due to special traffic arrangements that buses’ movement of buses would be limited to Dhaula Kuan, Ridge Road, Shankar Road, Panchkuian Road, Chelmsford Road, Minto Road, Mathura Road, W-Point, Lodhi Road, Aurobindo Marg, Africa Avenue and Moti Bagh red light.

Due to these traffic restrictions, commuters faced an uphill battle for the majority of the time.

In in the afternoon, a brief period of rain brought about the water to clog in cities’ low-lying regions.

Traffic was disrupted in New Rohtak Road in both the carriageways running from Anand Parbat towards Zakhira and reversed due to the waterlogging close to Gali No.10.Anand Parbat.The traffic police have asked people to stay clear of this stretch.

A huge congestion of traffic was seen in the area between Singhu Border and Mukarba Chowk due to the heavy waterlogging in the front of Apple Mandi, Khampur Village and close to Banku Rasoi.

According to the India Meteorological Department, light to moderate rainfall was recorded in Malviya Nagar, Burari, Saket, GTB Nagar, Lajpat Nagar, East of Kailash, Kailash Hills and parts of central Delhi.The Observatory station that was the subject of the report received rain as Palam 15.1, Lodhi Road 6.8, Ridge 8.4, Ayanagar 24.5, Gurgaon 16, Mungeshpur 0, Najafgarh 1.5, Pusa 13 and Sports Complex 7 (all figures in mm).


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