Odd-Even: Over 2000 Vehicles Penalised, AQI Remains 'Very Poor'

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Odd-Even: Over 2000 Vehicles Penalised, AQI Remain
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Friday marks the fifth day of the Odd-Even scheme in an effort to reduce growing pollution in Delhi. Only vehicles with even numbers will ply on Delhi roads today. On the fourth day, 694 vehicles were challaned for violating the Odd-Even rule. Till now, over 2000 vehicles have been penalised.

The Odd-Even Scheme began on Monday, and on the first day, 271 vehicles were challaned, on the second day 562 vehicles and on the third day 709 vehicles were challaned.

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Meanwhile, the hearing on growing pollution in Delhi will be held at the Supreme Court on Friday. In the hearing, the Kejriwal government will have to show through data or records how pollution levels in Delhi have reduced with the introduction of the Odd-Even Scheme.

Also, a petition demanding a stop to the Odd-Even Scheme will be heard in the Supreme Court.

The Air Quality Index in many areas of Delhi-NCR remains above 300 on Friday.

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