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“The Capital continues to choke even six months after the National Green Tribunal (NGT) ordered a ban on all petrol and diesel vehicles over 15 years of age in Delhi-NCR. The ban was eventually stayed by the NGT till July. Such vehicles are the ones conforming to older emission standards and are the worst offenders in terms of exacerbating the region’s air pollution situation. The NGT order had come on a petition filed by a young lawyer, praying for the court’s interference in improving Delhi’s notoriously dirty air. Over 14 hearings later, in which all concerned Delhi government departments and Union ministries have marked their presence in the court, the ban is nowhere near implementation.” India Today. Read it on

Delhi continues to choke as debate over ban on 15 year old vehicles goes on