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Farmers block a highway as police officers stand guard during a nationwide strike against the newly passed farm bills at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border in Ghaziabad. (REUTERS)
Farmers block a highway as police officers stand guard during a nationwide strike against the newly passed farm bills at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border in Ghaziabad. (REUTERS)

Delhi Traffic Police issues advisory as Chilla, Gazipur borders remain closed

  • The Delhi Traffic police appealed to its citizens to not only follow the Covid-19 precautions but also to take alternative routes as several borders remain closed amid farmers' protests.

In view of the ongoing farmers' agitation at the gates of the national capital, the Delhi Traffic Police on Sunday appealed to citizens to take alternative routes as Chilla and Gazipur borders remained closed due to the protests.

"Traffic Alert The Chilla & Ghazipur Borders are closed for traffic coming from Noida & Ghaziabad to Delhi because of farmer protests.

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Please take alternate route for coming to Delhi via Anand Vihar, DND, Apsara, Bhopra & Loni Borders," Delhi Traffic Police wrote on Twitter.

The police said that the following borders are open to Haryana Jharoda, Daurala, Kapashera, Badusarai, Rajokri NH 8, Bijwasan/Bajghera, Palam Vihar, and Dundahera with Covid-19 precautions.

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"Traffic Alert Available Open Borders to Haryana are following- Jharoda (Only Single Carriageway/Road), Daurala, Kapashera, Badusarai, Rajokri NH-8, Bijwasan/Bajghera, Palam Vihar and Dundahera Borders.

While Tikri and Dhansa borders were closed for any traffic movement by police and Jhatikara border is open only for LMV (Cars/ Light Motor Vehicles), two wheelers, and pedestrian movement.

"Traffic Alert Tikri, Dhansa Borders are closed for any Traffic Movement. Jhatikara Borders is open only for LMV (Cars/ Light Motor Vehicles), two wheelers and pedestrian movement.

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  • First Published Date : 03 Jan 2021, 02:28 PM IST