The G20 Summit of 2023 is going to take place at newly constructed Bharat Mandapam in Pragati Maidan, New Delhi on September 9 and 10. To ensure that everything runs smoothly and safely during this major global event, the Delhi Police has put in place set of rules for traffic from September 7 to 10.
Delhi Govt issues Gazette notification of the Restrictions to be imposed during G20 meeting
– All types of goods vehicles, commercial vehicles, interstate buses and local city buses shall not operate on Mathura Road (beyond Ashram Chowk), Bhairon Road, Purana Quila Road and… pic.twitter.com/Urn8Ix9hMD
— ANI (@ANI) September 5, 2023
Traffic Regulations During G20 Summit
Between September 9 at 5:00 PM and September 10 at 11:50 PM, auto-rickshaws and taxis won’t be allowed to operate or enter the New Delhi District. However, taxis carrying local residents, tourists with valid hotel bookings within the New Delhi district, or those going to the railway station and airport will still be allowed.
Also, there will be no traffic allowed on NH-48 towards Dhaula Kuan during this time. Auto-rickshaws and taxi services outside these controlled zones will continue to operate as usual.
Impact on Delhi City
Vehicles related to essential services like the Armed Forces, Police, Disaster Management teams, Ambulances, and those involved in emergency services such as road and electric supply maintenance will have unrestricted movement throughout Delhi.
Delhi Police has clarified in various announcements that entire city will remain open during G20 Summit, with only small part of New Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) being affected.
— Delhi Police (@DelhiPolice) September 5, 2023
G20 Summit Participants
The G20 Summit in Delhi will see participation of several world leaders including US President Joe Biden, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and Canadian PM Justin Trudeau. However Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russia’s President Vladimir Putin will not be attending.