Several parts of the national capital witnessed heavy traffic on Wednesday as scores of people thronged the city's churches, popular malls and shopping centres to celebrate Christmas.
Delhi Police are feeling the heat over the traffic chaos that erupted on Thursday on the National Highway 8, which left hundreds of commuters stranded for many hours on the arterial road connecting Delhi and Gurugram.
Delhi-NCR Traffic Updates: The Delhi Traffic Police have issued alerts to commuters regarding the massive traffic jam in several parts of the national capital. In its advisory, the Delhi traffic police have mentioned routes that commuters need to avoid along with other important information amid the ongoing anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protests.
They had staged a protest at Mandi House on Wednesday, demanding that railway officials meet them. They continued their protest on Thursday, leading the police to divert the traffic on the route which caused jams. We have blocked the Mandi House roundabout area for traffic and the vehicles have been diverted to other routes," a senior traffic police official said