Connaught Place to go car-free from February

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India on its ambitious Smart Cities mission
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India on its ambitious Smart Cities mission

06 Jan 2017 | By Mansi Motwani | PC:

Part of India's 'Smart Cities mission', a three-month pilot project beginning February will turn the middle and inner circles of the Connaught Place market into an exclusive pedestrian zone.

This is being taken up to address the issue of congestion.

Traders completely opposed this decision whereas according to visitors, it will help free up the always-congested spot in the heart of the capital.

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