New Delhi, Aug 29: US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in New Delhi on a wet Monday evening and there were reports that his cavalcade got stuck in a traffic jam on a road from the IGI airport to the city.
Though there was no official confirmation of the incident but officials at the traffic control room admitted that the roads to the city from airport were "clogged".
"We have no such specific information regarding Kerry getting stuck in a traffic jam but yes we have several complaints of massive traffic jam on the roads leading to the city from the airport," a traffic department official told IANS.
Journalist Nicolas Wadhams, who is accompanying Kerry on his tour to New Delhi, tweeted: "John Kerry stuck in traffic like everyone else on wet New Delhi night."
John Kerry stuck in traffic like everyone else on wet New Delhi night. pic.twitter.com/HiQD8lQlFs— Nicholas Wadhams (@nwadhams) August 29, 2016
Kerry arrived in the national capital to take part in the 2nd Indo-US Strategic and Commercial Dialogue which is to take place here on Tuesday where several important bilateral issues will be discussed.