New Delhi: The Congress is scheduled to hold a rally at Ramlila Maidan in the national capital Delhi today i.e. on Sunday. In view of this, the Delhi Police has issued a traffic advisory.
Christened ‘Halla Bol’, the Congress rally is scheduled to be held from 11 am on Sunday. The Delhi Police have made elaborate security arrangements around Ramlila Maidan.
The Delhi Police has issued a traffic advisory and informed that some roads will remain closed due to the Congress rally. Along with this, the police advised the passengers to avoid going on these routes, which will be closed due to the rally.
Avoid these routes
Ranjit Singh Flyover Barakhamba Road to Guru Nanak Chowk
Vivekananda Marg (both sides)
JLN Marg (Delhi Gate to Guru Nanak Chowk)
Guru Nanak Chowk around Kamala Market
Chaman Lal Marg
Ajmeri Gate to Asaf Ali Road
DDU-Minto Road Red Light Point towards Kamla Market will also remain closed.
Delhi Police traffic advisory
Due to a protest call by Indian National congress at Ramlila Maidan tomorrow, some stretches around the venue shall observe road closure.
Commuters are advised to avoid the mentioned roads for their convenience.
Congress will protest against inflation and unemployment
Earlier on Saturday, KC Venugopal, Jai Ram Naresh, Ajay Maken, Shakti Singh Gohil, Delhi Congress President Anil Chaudhary and other Congress leaders reached the rally site and took stock of the preparations. He said that in the rally starting at 11 am on Sunday, workers and other people from all over the country will reach to express their protest against inflation and unemployment.
Rahul Gandhi speech at Ramlila Maidan
Along with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and Chhattisgarh Bhupesh Baghel and other leaders will address the rally. Maken said that Rahul Gandhi is fighting against the central government over inflation, unemployment and other issues. Ramlila Maidan and the surrounding area have been decorated with hoardings and banners of Congress leaders.
Congress workers started reaching Delhi from Saturday evening
A big stage has been prepared at the rally site. Big screens have been installed so that people do not face any problem in listening to the speeches of the leaders. Surrounding security has also been tightened.
Congress leader Anil Chaudhary said that the workers have been working hard for the last several days to make the rally a success. Congress workers from many states have started reaching Delhi since Saturday evening. Delhi Congress workers have been deployed at railway stations and bus stands to help them.