07/12/2015 3:50 PM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST

Twitter Users Have A Bit Of Fun With Delhi's Odd-Even Pollution Plan


The Delhi government has proposed a rather drastic plan of allowing cars with odd and even numbered plates on alternate days to improve the city's air quality and check pollution. But the odd-even formula has split social media into two camps -- with critics and supporters trending #DelhiOddEvenLogic and #ISupportDelhiOddEven at the same time.

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The last digit of the number mentioned on the vehicle’s number plate will be the deciding digit. So, if Monday is for even numbers, Tuesday will be for odd numbers. The rule is based on the Beijing model, where it was introduced in 2008, ahead of the Olympic Games. But when have social media users accepted anything at face value? The plan is being debated spiritedly with some even calling it 'absurd'. And the jokes are flowing freely of course.

Some gave ideas on how to deal with the Odd-Even rule:

Some didn't know what to do in situations like these:

Some were more concerned about the government's troubles:

And, some just had a good laugh:

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