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Beating Retreat ceremony: Entry, exit at 2 Delhi Metro stations to be closed for few hrs

Entry and exit facilities at the Central Secretariat station and the Udyog Bhawan station will not be available from 2 pm to 6.30 pm.

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New Delhi Updated on: January 29, 2019 8:42 IST
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The Beating Retreat ceremony which officially denotes the end of Republic Day festivities will be held on Tuesday. Every year, it is conducted on the evening of 29 January, the third day after the Republic Day. 

On the occasion, entry and exit at two metro stations in central Delhi will be closed for few hours as part of security arrangements, a senior DMRC official said on Monday.

Entry and exit facilities at the Central Secretariat station and the Udyog Bhawan station will not be available from 2 pm to 6.30 pm, he said.

However, entry or exit at the Central Secretariat station will be allowed from gate no. 1 only from 2 pm to 4 pm, while the rest of its gates will remain closed during this period, he said.

However, interchange facility for passengers from Line 2 or Yellow Line (Huda City Centre-Samaypur Badli) to Line 6 or Violet Line (Kashmere Gate to Raja Nahar Singh) and vice versa will be allowed at the Central Secretariat Metro station during this period.

Normal services at these stations will be restored at 6.30 pm, the official said.

(With PTI inputs)

 

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