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BJP slams Delhi government for putting odd-even on hold

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The on Saturday alleged that the Kejriwal has admitted its administrative failure by putting on hold the decision to implement the odd-even scheme in

"Kejriwal completely failed in taking preventive steps against pollution and it has taken immature steps to deal with the crisis. Administration in has collapsed and it is sad that is not ready to meet any emergency situation," a release quoted Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Manoj Tiwari as saying.

He said the decision of odd-even plan was taken in haste, but no necessary alternative arrangements were made.

The was to implement the restrictions from November 13 to 17.

However, it postponed the move on Saturday while refusing to implement the scheme from Monday without exemptions to women and two-wheelers as sought by the National Green Tribunal (NGT).

Tiwari said the Kejriwal government's earlier announcement to use Transport Corporation (DTC) buses during odd-even was a "politically motivated step".

It would have been better if the had taken buses from other states or the private sector for plying on the DTC roads in place of indulging in politics, he added.

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First Published: Sat, November 11 2017. 20:34 IST
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