A week should be enough to test Odd-Even scheme: Delhi HC

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The Delhi HC today asked the AAP government if the odd-even policy on vehicles could be discontinued by Friday, while directing it to submit the data about the changes in pollution levels since the scheme was launched.

Delhi High CourtHearing a bunch of public interest writ petitions, a Division Bench headed by Chief Justice G. Rohini observed that a great inconvenience was being caused to the commuters due to inadequate public transport infrastructure.

The Court has asked AAP Government to explain as to why the Odd-Even trial should last for more than a week, if the data on pollution levels had already been collected for facilitating the future course of action.

Posting the case for further hearing on Friday, the Bench observed that there were several practical difficulties with the odd-even policy. It asked Kejriwal government to file a status report with the data on pollution levels in different parts of the city till Thursday on the next date of hearing.