Due to the elaborate security arrangements reinforced in the capital city, delivery services for food, consumer goods and more will be restricted for the span for three days.
Online delivery services – including food deliveries, groceries, consumer goods from Amazon, will be temporarily suspended from September 8-10 in New Delhi, on account of the upcoming G20 Summit. Due to the elaborate security arrangements being reinforced by state police around the city, commercial services in the NDMC area will be imposed, along with traffic restrictions. Special Commissioner S.S. Yadav refuted claims of a potential lockdown around the city during the 72-hour period.
The advisory of the Gurugram Traffic Police also divulged that vehicular entry into the city will be restricted from midnight of September 7 to September 10 – also suggesting companies in Gurugram to issue work-from-home arrangements. The state government has also declared a public holiday from September 8-10, directing commercial establishments, business owners and shops to provide paid leave to their employees. Traffic restrictions are predicted to mainly affect the Dhaula Kuan area, as the ‘high-alert’ will have more than a lakh security personnel will be deployed to ensure the safety of world leaders.
In preparation for the summit, luxury hotels have been gearing up to cook up a feast to welcome leaders from around the world. VVIP guests like US President Joe Biden and UK Prime Minister Rishi Saunak are said to be among the foreign dignitaries attending the event. Various millet-based dishes have been reported to take centre-stage for the event, along with other delicacies like the Gujarati thali, thukpa, ragi ladoos, ravioli, bhapa doi and more. Indian street food has also been said to be one of the key offerings at this three-day event.