New Delhi: BJP MP and Bollywood actor Paresh Rawal was fined Rs 2,000 for breaking the odd-even traffic scheme here on Monday.
The actor was challaned in the morning for travelling in an even-numbered car (DL9C AE1914) while going to parliament.
Joint Commissioner of Police (Traffic) Sharad Aggarwal told IANS: "Paresh Rawal paid the challan in cash when he was caught at the Parliament Street circle."
Rawal was in his personal car with an even number plate. Monday being 25 April, only vehicles with odd number plates were allowed to ply on the roads in the national capital.
The Delhi government had announced a special DTC bus service for MPs to reach parliament, which resumed its budget session on Monday.
The second phase of the odd-even scheme, from 15 to 30 April, is aimed at battling pollution. The first phase ran from 1 to 15 January.
BJP's parliament member and Bollywood actor Paresh Rawal on Monday apologised to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for violating the odd-even motor vehicles scheme and said it was a "serious blunder".
Made a serious blunder by travelling in a odd number car to parliament ... Sorry to Arvind ji n Delhiite...
— Paresh Rawal (@SirPareshRawal) April 25, 2016
Rawal travelled to parliament in his personal car with an even number plate but Monday being an odd number date, vehicles only with odd number plates were allowed to ply on the roads in the national capital.
The Delhi government had also announced a special DTC bus service for MPs to reach parliament that resumed its budget session from Monday.
Updated Date: Apr 25, 2016 18:25 PM