G20: From Banks To Food Delivery, Here’s All You Need To Know About Restrictions In Delhi/NCR

G20 Restrictions in Delhi/NCR: Carrying proper photo identification will be essential for people moving out between 7-10 September.
G20 Restrictions
G20 Restrictions

G20 Restrictions in Delhi/NCR: Delhi will be hosting guests and heads of states from more than 20 nations between 8-10 September. The global event will also result in several restrictions on services in the national capital. From traffic to restrictions on ordering food, authorities have issued several guidelines for the next three days.

Most importantly, schools, offices, restaurants, malls, and markets will remain closed in New Delhi from September 8 to 10. Similarly, all banks and financial institutions will be shut. Residents travelling to Delhi will also need to carry proper IDs during this time.

Here is the list of all restrictions in place during G20 summit being held in Delhi

Transport: Delhi Metro train services will begin at 4 am from all terminal stations, From September 7–10. With the exception of the Supreme Court Metro Station, which will be closed on September 9 and 10, all Metro stations will be accessible to the general public during this time. Readers are advised to use the metro, as it happens to be the most convenient means of transport during this time.

Three-seater rickshaws and taxis will only be allowed on roads outside the New Delhi District.

Buses will also be operational, especially those running on Ring Road.

In addition, fliers and train passengers are advised to start their journey early and make sure to carry proper IDs as the G20 event may lead to road closures and diversions, leading to longer travel times than usual.

Delhi’s bonafide residents and authorized vehicles will be allowed to move within the New Delhi District with proper IDs.

Traffic: Over the course of the three days, heavy, medium, and light goods vehicles won't be permitted to enter Delhi. However, trucks transporting necessities like milk, vegetables, medical supplies, etc. are allowed to enter Delhi with "No Entry Permissions" and other documentation.

Vehicles will also not be allowed to operate on Mathura Road (beyond Ashram Chowk), Bhairon Road, Purana Quila Road, and inside Pragati Maidan Tunnel from midnight on September 7 until 11:59 PM on September 10.

Ordering in: Food and e-commerce delivery partners will not be allowed to operate in areas under the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) from 8-10 September. Some of the areas under NDMC are — Parliament Street, Civil Lines, Connaught Place, Chanakyapuri, Pragati Maidan, Chandni Chowk, India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhawan, Karol Bagh, Khan Market, Sarojini Nagar, and Rohini. However, people can order medicines and go out to buy groceries, food, and other items.

Tourist places: Entry around India Gate, National Gallery of Modern Art and other parts in New Delhi district won't be allowed. Residents will be stopped if seen roaming around sensitive areas.

Medical services: There will be no restrictions on medical services, practitioners, and hospitals during the time. Pathology labs and other health related and medical centres will also remain open, but staffers are advised to keep ID proofs handy. Emergency medical services and ambulances will not be affected as special corridors will be created for their smooth functioning.

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