The decision has been taken in mind considering the large number of people who arrive at Connaught Place for parties organised to welcome the new year.

The gates of some of the metro stations were closed as a precautionary measure due to the protest at various places due to the Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019.

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) tweeted, "Security Update - Entry & exit gates of Jamia Millia Islamia and Jasola Vihar Shaheen Bagh are closed. Trains will not be halting at these stations. Normal service in all other stations."

The entry and exit gates at Seelampur metro station was shut by the DMRC as a precautionary measure amid protests in different parts of the city over the new citizenship law.

Three Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) buses were set on fire near Bharat Nagar area as demonstrations against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in the national capital turned violent.

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) stated in a tweet that the trains will not stop on Udyog Bhawan and Lok Kalyan Marg stations today.

In a tweet, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) said: "Delay in service between Samaypur Badli and Vishwavidyalaya on Yellow Line due to a passenger on track at GTB Nagar. Normal service on all other lines."

On March 8 earlier this year, the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi had approved three of the six corridors proposed under Phase-IV of the Delhi Metro.

All Metro stations will remain open on Independence Day but parking at Metro stations will be closed from 6 am on 14th August (Wednesday) till 2 pm on 15th August 2019

DMRC on Monday issued a red alert on its entire network and urged the people to cooperate with security checks.