Delhi to face traffic woes as BJP protests against price rise

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New Delhi, Apr 21 (ANI): National Capital New Delhi is likely to experience huge traffic jam on Wednesday,as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) holds a rally to protest against price rise.

BJP sources said they expected over 5,00,000 activists to take part in the rally.

Office goers and commuters are likely to be affected by the event.

Former Deputy Prime Minister L K Advani, party president Nitin Gadkari, Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj, Rajya Sabha Leader of Opposition Arun Jaitley and former party president Rajnath Singh - are expected to address the rally.

The rally is being seen as Gadkari's first show of strength as the party president.

BJP Chief Ministers-Narendra Modi, Shivraj Singh Chauhan, Prem Kumar Dhumal, Dr. Raman Singh, Ramesh Pokhriyal are also expected to address the rally.

The rally would begin at the Ram Leela ground and will culminate at Jantar Mantar.

The Delhi Traffic Police has issued an advisory to commuters to plan their movement in the city.The roads affected would be Ring Road, Mathura Road, C-Hexagon, Tilak Marg, Bahadur Shah Jafar Marg, J L N Marg, Asaf Ali Road, Netaji Subhash Marg, Ranjit Singh Marg, Tolstoy Marg, Sikandara Road, Bara Khamba Road, Parliament Street and Ashoka Road etc. (ANI)

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