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Over 300 vehicles fined for violating anti-pollution measures in Delhi

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Over 300 vehicles were fined for violating anti-measures in the national capital on first day of a "mega drive" Sunday, officials said.

The mega drive launched in view of poor ambient air quality in the city in winters and it will continue till the festival of Diwali, a said.

"On the first day of the drive, a total of 311 motorists were fined," he said.

Fines to the tune of Rs 1000 and Rs 2000 were realised from the drivers violating the rules, he said.

As many as 158 were fined for violating anti-rules and another 153 were challaned for not having valid 'under check' certificate, he added.

Forty teams comprising 5-6 Transport Department officials have been deployed for the drive, the said.

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First Published: Sun, October 07 2018. 22:30 IST
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