Odd-Even in Delhi: Number of Violations Dip on Day 3, 406 Challans Issued by Traffic Police
Odd-Even scheme | (Photo Credits: IANS)
New Delhi, November 6: The Delhi police issued a total of 406 challans on the third day of the odd-even vehicle scheme. However, the number of challans issued on Wednesday was less than those issued on Tuesday. As per the official data, 562 challans were issued on the second day of the rule. Meanwhile, on Monday, 271 challans were issued by the Delhi police. Odd-Even Rule, Day 3 Today: Delhi Air Quality Improves But Remains in 'Unhealthy' Category, Smog Continues to Cover the Sky.
The offenders of violating the odd-even rule are being fined Rs 4,000. The Odd-Even rule is in force from 8 am-8 pm till November 15. According to reports, 465 teams of traffic, transport and revenue departments have been deployed across Delhi for the implementation of the scheme. Odd-Even to be Relaxed in Delhi on November 11-12 For Guru Nanak Dev's 550th Birth Anniversary Celebrations.
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) claimed that due to the odd-even rule, around 15 lakh vehicles had been taken off the road. Women drivers, CNG-driven and electric vehicles, and two-wheelers have been exempted from the Odd-Even scheme. The odd-even scheme returned in the national capital for the third time this November owing to the rise in air pollution in the national capital and its surrounding areas. Stubble Can be Converted Into CNG, Says Arvind Kejriwal Asking Neighbouring States to Come Together to Work on it.
On Wednesday, national capital’s air quality continues to remain polluted. According to Air Quality Index data, the pollutants PM 2.5 at 279 and PM 10 at 250, are in "poor" category in Lodhi Road area. Schools have reopened from today after the Delhi government declared a public health emergency on Friday.