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Delhi truck ban during winter may not affect essential supplies, prices

Traders hope vegetables, fruits and milk would be kept out of the ban

Trucks are parked near a wholesale market in Delhi
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The Delhi government — in its order — said no trucks would be allowed to enter the city from October 1 to February 28 next year.

Sanjeeb Mukherjee New Delhi
The Delhi government’s decision to ban the entry of trucks and other heavy vehicles from entering the city between October 2022 and February 2023 may not have an impact on the prices of vegetables and other essentials if they are kept out of the ban.

This move is being undertaken to reduce air pollution during the winter months.

Traders said whenever such a ban is imposed, supply of essential items such as vegetables, fruits and milk is usually kept outside the purview so that there is no shortage. It may be the case this year also.

“However, the exact details

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First Published: Jun 26 2022 | 8:30 PM IST

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