ROHTAK: In view of the nation-wide ‘Bharat Bandh Call’ by various farmers organizations, Haryana Police has issued a comprehensive travel advisory for the information of general public as they may face traffic blockages, while travelling on various roads and highways of the state on December 8, 2020.
Sharing details in this regard, Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order) Navdeep Singh Virk said that elaborate arrangements have been made by the Civil and Police administration in Haryana, as per directions of the State Government. The primary objective of these arrangements is to maintain public peace and order, prevent any kind of violence, maintain supply of essential items and to facilitate the functioning of traffic and public transport system across the state. The instructions in force due to COVID-19 pandemic situation have also been kept in mind, he added.
Elaborating on it, he said that according to reports, it is expected that agitating groups may sit in dharna on various roads and highways, within Haryana and blockade them for some time. Almost all the districts in the state except Nuh and Narnaul are likely to be impacted by big or small road jams. In addition, there may also be disruptions on various Toll Plazas in the state. The main national highways Delhi-Ambala (NH-44), Delhi-Hisar (NH-9), Delhi-Palwal (NH-19) and Delhi to Rewari (NH-48) may also see some traffic disruptions for a short time. The peak time of impact is expected to be between 12 pm to 3 pm.
He further added that all citizens are being informed about these arrangements in advance so that they are able to plan and modify their journey accordingly, to avoid any inconvenience. All districts have also been advised to issue local advisories in this regard.