New Delhi: Security personnel patrol near Rajghat ahead of the G20 Summit in New Delhi on Monday, September 4, 2023. (Photo: IANS/Qamar Sibtain)
New Delhi, September 4 (IANS) In view of the G20 Summit, the Deputy Commissioner of Police (Metro) has issued an order to Station House Officers (SHOs) to ensure that all metro parking remains closed from Thursday 6 a.m. till September 11.
“Keeping in view the security arrangements of the G-20 Summit- 2023, all SHOs/Metro Unit are hereby directed to ensure that all parking Lots in Metro Unit will remain closed & vehicles may be removed from it well in time in c/w G-20 Summit-2023 from 07.09.2023 at 0600 hours to 11.09.2023 till 1200 hours,” read the order issued by DCP (Metro) G Ram Gopal Naik.
“All the parking contractors must be directed to do the same at the earliest. All ACSP/Metro shall also ensure this. It may be given ‘top priority’,” the order further read.
Regarding metro services, a senior police official said that except for the Supreme Court station they will run normally. However, there may be temporary gate closures of 10-15 minutes at some stations due to VIP movement and security restrictions.
With the summit scheduled to take place from September 8 to 10, the Indian capital is leaving no stone unturned in making this historic event a resounding success.