The list was today attached with a written answer submitted by Minister of State for Home Affairs Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary at the Lok Sabha. The highest of them, with as many as 14 stretches and areas each, are reported to be in north and central Delhi.
    
With regard to congestion, north and central districts of Delhi were closely trailed by the southern range, with as many as 11 congestion-prone stretches figured out under its jurisdiction.
    
"The difficulties being faced by Delhiites, particularly school-goers, due to heavy traffic jams in the city are in the knowledge of Delhi Police. "Delhi Police are constantly engaged in regulation, enforcement and education to road users in the national capital with an objective to provide safe and smooth flow of traffic on Delhi roads," said the Union minister.
    
Congestion-prone areas in northern and central districts include -- Sadar Bazar, Azad Market, Bungalow Raod, Kamla Nagar Market, Hanuman Setu to the Ring road stretch near ISBT Kashmere Gate, the JLN Marg stretch outside LNJP hospital, Chawri Bazar, Shankar Road and Asaf Ali Road.

Congestion-prone areas in southern range include the stretch between IIT Flyover to Panchsheel, NH-8 stretch between Gurgaon toll and Dhaula Kuan, Ashram Chowk, Khanpur intersection, near Saket metro station, Moti Bagh Chowk, Aurobindo Marg and the entire Mehrauli-Badarpur Road, the report reveals.
    
In Eastern Range of Delhi Traffic Police, some of the congestion-prone roads are near the ISBT, Akshardham, Mayur Vihar metro station and Shastri Park chowk.
    
Congestion-prone areas in western range include Najafgarh Road, Dwarka Link Road and Palam Flyover. Questioned particularly about traffic congestion in the Sarita Vihar and Kalindi Kunj stretch, the Union minister said, "heavy volume of traffic, ongoing DMRC construction works near Jasola, narrow Yamuna bridge at Kalindi Kunj, increase of traffic after opening of Sarita Vihar underpass are some of the reasons behind traffic problems in the said stretch.

 

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