BJP MP Vijay Goel Defies Odd-Even Rule In Delhi, Is Penalised

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Vijay Goel At Odds With Delhi Govt, Defies Odd-Eve
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BJP MP Vijay Goel was on Monday given a traffic challan after defied the odd-even rule in Delhi by driving his odd-numbered car onto the capital's roads. Amid the choking pollution in the capital, the odd-even scheme takes effect throughout Delhi from today and citizens are asked to drive an odd number plate on an odd date and even number plate on an even date.

Goel called Delhi CM's odd-even scheme a "political gimmick" and said, "This scheme is just a gimmick, they(Delhi Govt) themselves say pollution is due to stubble burning, then how does this scheme help? I am ready to pay the fine for violation"

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Our reporter Anjali Ojha spoke to Vijay Goel after he left his residence:

The Odd-Even regulation was implemented in Delhi from Monday.

Women drivers and electric vehicles are exempt, but CNG vehicles are not. There will be a fine of
Rs 4,000 on breaking the Odd-Even rule. On Monday morning, the traffic police issued the first challan near India Gate under the Odd-Even rule.

Meanwhile, the Delhi government has deployed 2,000 extra buses to strengthen public transport during Odd-Even. Apart from this, Delhi Metro will conduct 61 extra trips. Odd-Even will be on from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. till November 15 and it will not be implemented on Sunday.