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Plying of buses of other states in Delhi under HC scanner

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The High today sought a status report from the city police on a PIL seeking a ban on plying of buses from other states in the national capital by private operators in contravention of the

A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar directed the DCP (Traffic) of Police to file a report in response to the plea which has alleged inaction on the part of the Commissioner of Transport and the enforcement agencies.

The will hear the matter further on November 13.

The filed by Rashtriya Rajdhani Kshetra Tipahiya Chalak Union, through advocate Sanjeev Kumar, claimed that a numbers of private buses and vehicles, registered with the government, enter through different entry points and carried passengers without having a proper permission or permit from the Delhi

The petitioner organisation has alleged that these buses do not follow the permit conditions, disobey the traffic rules and neither do that pay the taxes levied by the Delhi and the National Green Tribunal.

The has further alleged that all these buses run on diesel, which is a pollution hazard.

The plea claimed that plying of these vehicles was also depriving the autorickshaw drivers of their livelihood and the Delhi was also facing a huge loss of revenue.

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First Published: Mon, July 17 2017. 18:33 IST