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Odd-Even 2 put under litmus test, heavy traffic on roads despite road rationing

Traffic cops and Delhi Civil Defence personnel having a relaxed time in the morning near ITO-- one of the busiest locations in Delhi, due to less traffic on road, on the fourth day of the Odd-Even scheme on Monday. The day started hassle-free and traffic cops were found at ease at 9 am. Firstpost/Naresh Sharma

Traffic cops and Delhi Civil Defence personnel have a relaxed time in the morning near ITO -- one of the busiest locations in Delhi on the fourth day of the Odd-Even scheme on Monday. Firstpost/Naresh Sharma

More bikers on road than cars. People using motorcycles for commuting more than the cars on the fourth day of Odd-Even Scheme at Chattarpur in Delhi on Monday. Many car owners have switched over to using motorcycles to reach Metro stations and board Metro rail for going to work. Firstpost/Naresh Sharma

More bikers on road than cars: People prefer to use motorcycles over cars in order to avoid the odd-even scheme as seen here on the fourth day of the scheme at Chattarpur in Delhi on Monday. Firstpost/Naresh Sharma

 An unusual view around India Gate: There is smooth, congestion-free traffic flow during the peak office hour on Monday. Unlike, on regular days, no traffic jam could be witnessed due to Odd-Even scheme in place. Today is the day for the even-numbered cars. Firstpost/Naresh Sharma

An unusual view around India Gate: Smooth, congestion-free traffic was seen around the busy area on Monday. Today only even-numbered cars were allowed on the roads. Firstpost/Naresh Sharma

Free-ride offer: Several App-operated companies have launched themselves in Delhi to provide motorcycle services like cab services. In a bid to push their products, these operators have offered a free ride for the citizens during the Odd-Even fortnight. The autowallahs in Delhi have registered their protests against such cab and motorcycle operators fearing loss of business. Firstpost/Naresh Sharma

Free-ride offer: Several companies launched motorcycle services in Delhi in a bid to push their products. These operators will offer free rides for the citizens during the Odd-Even fortnight. The autowallahs in Delhi have registered their protests against such cab and motorcycle operators fearing loss of business. Firstpost/Naresh Sharma

"Dilli Bole Dil Se, Loot Maar Kyun Phir Se": A board with this slogan can be seen at the house of BJP leader and Rajya Sabha MP, Vijay Goel, who has questioned the Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on the Odd-Even scheme. Goel has asked the Delhi government to explain why and how much money has been spent on the publicity of Odd-Even scheme. Firstpost/Naresh Sharma

"Dilli Bole Dil Se, Loot Maar Kyun Phir Se": A board with this slogan can be seen at the house of BJP leader and Rajya Sabha MP, Vijay Goel, who has questioned the Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on the Odd-Even scheme. Goel had asked the Delhi government to explain why and how much money has been spent on the publicity of Odd-Even scheme. Firstpost/Naresh Sharma

A bird's eye view of one of the busiest roads in West Delhi. Due to Odd-Even scheme, the cars are moving smoothly unlike on other days, when the road witnesses heavy traffic congestion. Firstpost/Naresh Sharma

A bird's eye view of one of the busiest roads in West Delhi. Despite the Odd-Even scheme, traffic snarls slowed movement as compared to the previous days of the second phase of the road rationing scheme. Firstpost/Naresh Sharma


Published Date: Apr 18, 2016 19:31 PM | Updated Date: Apr 18, 2016 19:31 PM

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