Delhi Govt Notification on G20 PDF
The Delhi Government took the decision after the Delhi Police wrote to Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar, recommending the declaration of a government holiday on September 8-10. An official, asking not to be named, said that a file to declare the holiday was put up to General Administration Department minister Gopal Rai, who approved and sent it to CM Arvind Kejriwal, who also cleared the proposal.
According to government officials familiar with the matter, all markets and banks falling in the New Delhi police district will also remain shut during the G20 Summit. A third official aware of the development added, “A few Metro stations such as Supreme Court and Central Secretariat are also expected to be closed in view of security. No heavy vehicle, except those involved in essential services, will be permitted to enter the city between September 8 and 10.”
Delhi Govt Notification G20 Summit (Delhi Govt Notification on G20 PDF)
It will also provide the opportunity to witness this global Summit, thereby ensuring the safety and security of the delegates, and contributing to the overall success of the Summit. It is also advisable to issue directions for all commercial establishments, including markets, falling within the controlled zone’ located mostly in New Delhi district during this period,” the letter said.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (public relations) Suman Nalwa said, “The recommendation was made to declare a government holiday for three days as a move to alleviate any potential traffic congestion and logistical challenges. He has been requested to issue orders for the closure of commercial and business establishments in the ‘controlled zones’. It is due to multiple massive scale arrangements during the G20 Summit for which Delhi Police has prepared a comprehensive security-cum-movement plan,” she said.
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