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HC stays Pune Police's notification on luxury bus movement

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

The has granted an interim stay till November 26 on a Police notification banning entry and movement of private luxury buses in that city during day time.

A vacation bench of Justice M S Karnik was on Wednesday hearing a petition filed by challenging an October 26 notification issued by the traffic police imposing restrictions on entry and movement of private luxury buses in

As per the notification, private luxury buses can ply only on four prescribed routes for exit to cities like Mumbai, Nashik, and

It also banned the movement of luxury buses on these prescribed routes from 8 in the morning till noon and from 5 in the evening till 9 in the night.

The petition claimed the notification was "illegal" and "discriminatory" as the same did not apply to state-run luxury buses.

The court on Wednesday directed the to file their affidavits in response to the petition.

"Considering the submissions advanced on behalf of the petitioner, there shall be ad-interim relief in terms of prayer clause C (stay on implementation of the notification) till November 26," the court said.

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First Published: Thu, November 15 2018. 15:50 IST