Automobiles awaiting pickup at Atmosphere Mall add to chaos at Delhi-Gurgaon border


With parking in Atmosphere mall being restricted and costly, drivers of a number of non-commercial automobiles have began parking their vehicles close to the toll tax assortment camp in Danchiri, close to the now defunct Sirhaul toll plaza.

The Dhanchiri camp space on the Delhi-Gurgaon border is already a choke level, with drivers of economic automobiles having to park automobiles on the facet of the freeway to allow them to go to the camp and pay the toll tax.

There’s one counter for transport tax assortment and it takes 15 to twenty minutes for every driver to get again to his/her car. It’s price noting that the Haryana tourism is the custodian authority of the Dhanchiri camp the place a single window for the tax assortment was opened not too long ago.

As per the Nationwide Highways Authority of India (NHAI) estimates, greater than three lakh automobiles, on a median, go the Sirhaul border a day.

The addition of personal automobiles to the business ones is resulting in snarls, particularly throughout the peak hours.

Hassled motorists battle to navigate their method by means of the midst of parked automobiles which are virtually taking over a complete lane of the Delhi-Gurgaon expressway.

“Earlier this yr, business automobiles have been parked on the facet of the highway as drivers queued at toll cubicles to pay the tax. The dearth of enough motorable highway area threw visitors out of drugs. As soon as authorities took discover of the problem, they shifted the toll tax additional away from the freeway and resolved the disaster. Nonetheless, now non-commercial automobiles are being parked on the roadside and the snarls are again,” Kailash Dhar, a resident of DLF Section-3, stated.

Drivers on the spot stated NHAI officers or visitors police personnel are not often noticed within the space and, therefore, motorists park their automobiles on the roadside with out a lot concern.

“I discover parking at this spot way more handy than contained in the mall. It takes much less time to get to the principle entrance from right here than the basement parking. Since this spot is free, if a tow-away car comes round, I merely drive my car off and return to the realm after a while,” Raju, a driver, stated.

Visitors police officers stated that they’ve deputed PCR vans around the clock on either side of the Delhi-Gurgaon expressway and they are going to be alerted of the problem.


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