In Pics: MPs go even on odd day, demand exemption from traffic plan

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: Apr 28, 2016 12:31 IST
Very few MPs availed of the special shuttle service launched by the Delhi transport department on April 25, 2016. The service was meant to ferry parliamentarians during the implementation of the odd-even traffic scheme in the national capital. (Arun Sharma / Hindustan Times)

Discussions about Delhi’s odd-even scheme figured in both houses of parliament on Monday -- the first day of the new session -- with members demanding that lawmakers be exempted even as a few MPs violated it inadvertently or simply walked to parliament to attend the session.

Delhi Transport Minister Gopal Rai, however, ruled out any more exemptions.

But that didn’t keep some of them from using their even-numbered cars on an odd day.

Caught in the act:

BJP MP from Damoh, Prahlad Singh Patel. (PTI)

BSP Rajya Sabha member Salim Ansari. (Arvind Yadav/HT Photo)

BJP Rajya Sabha member Narayan Lal Panchariya. (Sonu Mehta/ HT Photo)

BJP MP from Ahmedabad East Paresh Rawal. (Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)

BJP MP from Fatehpur Sikri Choudhary Babulal. (Sonu Mehta/ HT Photo)

An even numbered car of an MP violating the odd-even scheme at Parliament House. (PTI)

Newly elected President of UP BJP and member of parliament from Phulpur Lok Sabha Keshav Prasad Maurya. (Sonu Mehta / HT Photo)

Congress MP Kamal Nath (PTI)

BJP MP Ashwani Kumar (Minna). (PTI)

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