Delhi-Noida traffic hit due to farmers' protest

Delhi

01 Feb 2019

DND flyover shut due to farmers' protest, Delhi-Noida traffic suffers

The DND flyover which connects Delhi and Noida was shut on Friday after a group of farmers came out on streets to protest, claimed multiple reports.

The farmers started their march from Pari Chowk in Noida and moved towards Delhi.

Commuters were advised to avoid the DND flyover and use alternate routes like Mayur Vihar or Kalindi Kunj.

Here are more details.

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Commuters advised to check social media for updates

Commuters advised to check social media for updates

In a statement, Noida traffic police said, diversions would be made according to the requirement.

Alok Kumar, Joint commissioner (traffic), said traffic officers of Noida and Delhi were constantly in touch. The traffic could also be diverted through Akshardham road, he added.

Commuters were suggested to keep a tab on social media handles of Delhi and Noida traffic police to stay updated.

Here is what Delhi traffic police tweeted

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While vehicles moved at snail's speed, people took to social media to reveal what was happening on the ground.

Twitter user @SanghiHaddock advised people to avoid Rajnigandha underpass going towards Film City. He added farmers have parked their tractors on the roads.

Whereas @poojasodhi wrote: Delhi entry from Noida DND side completely closed by Delhi Police. Please take alternate routes to get to Delhi.

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Why was DND flyover shut?

Which routes should one take?

For how long was traffic halted?

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Why was DND flyover shut?

Asked 2019-02-01 18:53:16 by Vivaan Lobo

Answered by NewsBytes

DND flyover was shut due to farmers' protest.

Which routes should one take?

Asked 2019-02-01 18:53:16 by Arnav Balasubramanium

Answered by NewsBytes

Commuters were advised to avoid the DND flyover and take Mayur Vihar or Kalindi Kunh routes.

For how long was traffic halted?

Asked 2019-02-01 18:53:16 by Hansika Powar

Answered by NewsBytes

Traffic moved at a snail's speed from 2 PM on Friday, February 1.

Where can I follow live updates of traffic?

Asked 2019-02-01 18:53:16 by Navya Mehra

Answered by NewsBytes

If you have any questions, it is better to follow social media accounts of Delhi and Noida traffic police.

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