Traffic guidelines for Delhi trade fair issued

Friday, November 12, 2010

NEW DELHI - Delhi Police Friday issued traffic guidelines for the India International Trade Fair (IITF) which is to be held at Pragati Maidan from Nov 14 to Nov 27.

According to the traffic police, no vehicle will be allowed to halt or park near the venue at the Mathura Road, Shershah Road, Purana Qila Road and Bhairon Marg. Violators will be challaned and their vehicles will be towed away.

Satyendra Garg, joint commissioner of traffic police, advised people to use public transport like Delhi Metro and Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) buses to reach the venue.

Pre-paid autorickshaw facility will be available for visitors at Gate No 2 and 9. In addition, special DTC shuttles called ‘Round Robin’ will connect the Pragati Maidan, the Indraprastha Metro station and all the gates of the venue.

Tickets for the fair can be bought at any Metro station in Delhi and the National Capital Region as well as at Gate No 1 and 2 at Pragati Maidan, Garg said.

Entry to the fair will be barred after 6 p.m. on weekdays and 4 p.m. on weekends.

The fair will open for business visitors from Nov 14 to Nov 18 and for the general public from Nov 19 to Nov 27.

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