New Delhi: Rehearsals for Republic Day will be held for four days next week beginning tomorrow with police today asking people to avoid India Gate and its surrounding areas till noon.
A senior police official said the rehearsals for the January 26 parade will be held on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday on the Rajpath.
“The rehearsal will be from Vijay Chowk to India Gate.
The timing of the parade will be between 9 am and 12 noon and traffic will be stopped by 8 am. It will not go to Red Fort as it is done on the Republic Day,” the official said.
Motorists are advised to avoid Rajpath area before noon as the roads will be closed, the official said, adding that “there will be no traffic on Vijay Chowk, Rajpath and India Gate from 8 am to 12 noon.