In preparation for the high-profile G20 Leaders’ Summit at the newly constructed international convention and exhibition center, Bharat Mandapam at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, significant restrictions have been imposed in the New Delhi district. During this period, which spans from September 8th to 10th, all cloud kitchens, commercial establishments, markets, food delivery services, and commercial delivery services will remain inactive.
Special Commissioner of Police (Traffic), SS Yadav, emphasized the necessity to halt cloud kitchens, food delivery services, and internet-based delivery firms such as Amazon and Flipkart within the controlled zone. Nonetheless, the delivery of essential medical items, including laboratory reports and sample collections, will be allowed to continue throughout the city.
Vehicles associated with hotels, hospitals, and other crucial institutions involved in housekeeping, catering, and waste management within the New Delhi District will be permitted access after thorough verification.
Furthermore, metro services will remain largely unaffected except for brief gate closures at stations due to VIP movement and security restrictions. These closures will be concentrated around Pragati Maidan (Supreme Court) station, but all other metro stations will function normally.
It’s noteworthy that Central government offices in the national capital will remain closed from September 8th to 10th due to the G20 summit.
This proactive approach to security measures underscores the paramount importance of the G20 Summit, which brings together leaders from across the globe for critical discussions and deliberations.