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Bajaj Auto opposes move to extend deadline for clearing BS-IV stocks

The automobile companies are supposed to stop selling any BS-IV vehicles by April 1

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Two-wheeler companies who are planning to push the government for an extension of the deadline

Surajeet Das Gupta
Two-wheeler major Bajaj Auto has opposed the move to extend the deadline for clearing stocks of BS-IV two-wheelers by the end of March because of the coronavirus (Covid-19) spread, saying that this “unjustly penalises those like Bajaj who have complied by with the law in letter and spirit”. It also suggested that defaulting companies reimburse their dealers for such stocks with them if any, on April 1.

The move is in response to some of the competing two-wheeler companies who are planning to push the government for an extension of the deadline due to the closure of dealers and lack

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First Published: Mar 24 2020 | 2:50 PM IST

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