Ahead of the rehearsal for Republic Day 2020, Chandigarh Police has issued traffic advisory in public interest to avoid the following stretch of roads from 9:30 am to 10:15 am on January 24:
- From Punjab Raj Bhawan towards Sector 5-6/7-8 Chowk (Hira Singh Chowk), straight to 4/5-8/9 Chowk, straight to Sector 3/4-9/10 Chowk (New Barricade Chowk) right turn straight to Sector 1/3/4 Chowk (Old Barricade Chowk), left turn towards War Memorial, Bouganvilla Garden, Sector 3.
- From War Memorial, Bouganvilla Garden, Sector 3 towards Old Barricade Chowk, right turn towards Matka Chowk, straight to Sector 16/17 Light Point on Jan Marg, left turn towards Lyons Light Point, right turn towards Parade Ground, Sector 17.
In the advisory, the Chandigarh Police has stated that road users are advised to make use of alternative routes during the given timings. It also added that inconvenience caused to the general public on account of these restrictions is regretted. Meanwhile, the police has asked for the cooperation from the general public.