Odd-Even 2.0: Over 678 Challaned For Violating The Rules

17/04/2016 9:37 AM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:26 AM IST
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GHAZIABAD, INDIA - APRIL 15: Traffic policemen issue a challan to a commuter for driving an even-number vehicle during the 1st day of the second phase of the odd-even scheme at Delhi-Ghaziabad border, on April 15, 2016 in Ghaziabad, India. More than 500 people were challaned by Delhi Traffic Police for violating the odd-even norms in the first five hours of the second phase of the road-rationing formula implemented in the national capital on Friday. The scheme was rolled out in Delhi for the second time with chief minister Arvind Kejriwal appealing to the people of the city to join hands and make the road-rationing plan a success. The Aam Aadmi Party government implemented the first phase of the radical initiative between January 1 and 15 to clean up Delhis toxic air, considered the worst in the world. (Photo by Sakib Ali/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

NEW DELHI -- The Delhi Traffic Police on Saturday challaned as many 678 people for violating the odd-even rules on second day.

Meanwhile, a day after snags disrupted services on Metro Red Line, leaves of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) staff have been cancelled till 30 April.

A five-member task force has also been formed to deal with any emergency.

The snapping of overhead wire at four places between Kashmere Gate and Shastri Park stations had thrown services on the Red Line out of gear for several hours on Friday leaving thousands of passengers stranded.

The 23-km-long Red Line connects east Delhi's Dilshad Garden to Rithala, located in the north-west Delhi.

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