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Date of banning 15-yr-old commercial vehicles in Chandigarh shifted to Jan 2017

The date for banning of 15-year-old commercial vehicles in Chandigarh has been moved from September 1, 2016, to January, 2017.

punjab Updated: Sep 02, 2016 10:27 IST
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UT administration had announced a ban on all commercial vehicles that are more than 15 years old, thus following in the footsteps of neighbouring states.
UT administration had announced a ban on all commercial vehicles that are more than 15 years old, thus following in the footsteps of neighbouring states.(HT File )

The date for banning of 15-year-old commercial vehicles in Chandigarh has been moved from September 1, 2016, to January, 2017.

With the aim to curb pollution, the UT administration had announced a ban on all commercial vehicles that are more than 15 years old, thus following in the footsteps of neighbouring states.

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The ban on plying of 15-year-old commercial vehicles in Chandigarh was from September 1, and challaning drive was to begin on Thursday.

Across categories, commercial and others, the UT has 12.7 lakh vehicles now, while the population is around 12 lakh. In 2010, there were 7.5 lakh vehicles. Figures say over 4,000 new vehicles are registered every month here.