Over 600 challaned on sixth day of odd-even scheme in Delhi

New Delhi: Enforcement teams of Delhi government and Delhi Traffic Police booked as many as 635 motorists for violating the odd-even scheme on Thursday.

Delhi Traffic Police challaned 217 violators while Transport department and district administration teams booked 418 people for driving odd-numbered vehicles.

Representational image. Firstpost/Naresh Sharma

Representational image. Firstpost/Naresh Sharma

on Wednesday, officials had issued 579 challans. The curb on vehicles under the scheme is enforced between 8 am and 8 pm on weekdays.

A penalty of Rs 2,000 under relevant sections of the Motor Vehicles Act is levied on violators of the road-rationing scheme under which cars with odd and even-numbered license plates ply on alternate days.

15 April, the first day of odd-even second phase had seen a total of 1,311 challans. The figures came down subsequently as penal action slowed down movement of vehicles leading to congestion.

Updated Date: Apr 20, 2016 22:51 PM

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