General Bipin Rawat’s Funeral Procession: Routes to avoid in Delhi
New Delhi : The funeral procession of CDS General Bipin Rawat, who passed away in a chopper crash on Wednesday, is scheduled for today and some roads have been closed for general public traffic.
According to a Delhi Police official, K Kamraj Road will be closed for public transport after the mortal remains of the deceased reach CDS General Rawat’s residence. The VIP movement on the roads will start from 7-8 AM, which will last till late evening. Public transport will also be affected in the area.
It is also noted that private vehicles will be allowed on the road, but the restrictions may be applied in accordance to VIP movement. A lot of decisions regarding route diversion will be taken on Friday.
The DCP traffic of New Delhi Range is already on the roads since Thursday and on Friday, DCP, ACP and other senior officers will be present near K Kamaraj Marg. Alongside the DCP, Traffic Police and other senior officers, 75 to 100 traffic police personnel will be on duty from Friday morning to ensure the smooth conduct of procession all the way from K Kamaraj Marg to Brar Square crematorium.
The funeral procession is likely to start at around 2 pm. It will start from K Kamaraj Road from where it will go to Rajaji road, Teen Murti, 11 Murti, Sardar Patel road and from Dhaula Kuan it will go to Brar square via Narayana Route.
The Army said that people can pay tributes to CDS General Bipin Rawat from 11: 00 am-12:30 pm at his Kamraj Marg residence on Friday.