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Over 600 challaned on sixth day of odd-even scheme

Friday, Apr 22, 2016,10:38 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

New Delhi | Enforcement teams of Delhi government and Delhi Traffic Police booked as many as 635 motorists for violating the odd-even scheme. Delhi Traffic Police challaned 217 violators while Transport department and district administration teams booked 418 people for driving odd-numbered vehicles.Yesterday, 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. April 15, 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.