TAD NewsDesk, New Delhi: NH-24 carriageway going from Delhi to Ghaziabad saw some obstruction of traffic from February 1 in the wake of farmers protest by the Delhi Police. The road has been opened today. The opening of the traffic has been done for the convenience of the people and by reviewing the situation at Ghazipur border.
The Delhi police said,
“In view of the prevailing law and order situation at the Ghazipur border and considering public convenience, the carriageway of NH-24 going towards Ghaziabad from Delhi has been opened after consultation with police officials of Ghaziabad District, Uttar Pradesh.”
The NH-24 route was opened on January 28, however, the Delhi Police tightened security and imposed vehicular restrictions again on February 1 by blocking roads near Akshardham, in view of the farmers’ protest at Ghazipur (Delhi-Uttar Pradesh) border.
Later on March 8, the Delhi Traffic Police closed NH-24 at the point of UP Gate and advised people to take diversions from Delhi towards Ghaziabad via road number 57A to Hassan Pura and Karkari Mor, Road number 56 towards Anand Vihar and road towards Ghaziabad via Paper Market Ghazipur.
The Delhi Police tweeted,
“Due to protest of Kisan Andolan, Nainital highway No. 9 and NH-24 is closed at the point of UP Gate. Traffic is heavy in both carriageways. The diversion has been given from Delhi towards Ghaziabad.”
On the other side of it, Rakesh Tiakit, BKU leader has been touring different states to spread awareness about their side of the story.