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Delhi witnesses traffic snarls due to movement of Kanwariyas

According to the advisory, due to the heavy pedestrian movement of Kanwarias on Monday and Tuesday, all motorists and public are asked to avoid Road number 13A and Agra Canal Road leading towards Noida. A senior traffic police officer said roads near Kalindi Kunj and the highway to Gurgaon are the most affected.

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New Delhi Updated on: July 30, 2019 13:09 IST
Traffic snarls in Delhi due to movement of kanwariyas
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Traffic snarls in Delhi due to movement of kanwariyas

Delhi witnessed traffic snarls on major thoroughfares on Tuesday morning due to the movement of kanwariyas.

According to a senior traffic police officer, roads near Kalindi Kunj and the highway to Gurgaon were the most affected. 

The traffic movement will become normal by the afternoon, they said. 

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Earlier on Sunday, the Delhi Traffic Police issued an advisory to ensure smooth movement of 'kanwariyas' on the pilgrimage route.

According to the advisory, due to the heavy pedestrian movement of Kanwarias on Monday and Tuesday, all motorists and public are asked to avoid Road number 13A and Agra Canal Road leading towards Noida. 

Kanwariyas are devotees of Lord Shiva. They visit Haridwar, Gaumukh and Gangotri in Uttarakhand and Sultanganj in Bihar to fetch holy waters of the Ganges during the auspicious Hindu month of Shravan.This year, the kanwar yatra began on July 17. 

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