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Delhi government told the High Court that it would be impossible to accommodate people in public transport ifthe odd-even scheme is made applicable for two-wheelers also.
The rule was implemented in Kanthi town in Purba Medinipur district of West Bengal from Monday onwards and serial numbers were provided to nearly 1,900 e-rickshaws.
The National Green Tribunal said such a relaxation would defeat the purpose of improving Delhi's ambient air quality.
The Delhi government on Thursday made a U-turn and filed a review petition at the National Green Tribunal, seeking exemptions again.
The Tribunal also sought clarity from other governments across NCR on their stand over Odd-Even scheme.
The national capital on Tuesday saw improvement in the air quality with six out of 15 regions recording "very poor" levels rather than "severe" for the first time in the past week.
Delhi air pollution: AAP Government withdraws petition for odd-even modifications as NGT refuses to exempt women, two-wheelers
The National Green Tribunal on Tuesday suggested that the AAP government should take care of the logical explanations for the Odd-Even exemptions when they approach them again.
The NGT had on November 11 given a conditional nod to the AAP government's decision to implement the odd-even car rationing scheme for five days from November 13.
According to V Faye McNeill, associate professor of Chemical Engineering in the institute, the impact of the odd-even scheme fizzles out eventually as drivers find ways around the restrictions.
Dense smog continued to enshroud Delhi and the National Capital Region on Sunday, with pollution level remaining in the ‘severe’ category.
Residents continue to struggle as smog surrounds Delhi; Government to approach NGT again over odd-even policy
Earlier in the day, the NGT gave a go-ahead to the Delhi government on odd-even with no exemption for the two-wheelers, women and VIPs.
Delhi government will appeal to National Green Tribunal not to scrap exemptions to women drivers, two-wheelers
The government said it will move the NGT on Monday requesting a review of its order and if the exemptions are granted, the scheme's implementation "will be considered".
The Aam Aadmi Party said today that the odd-even scheme cannot be implemented without exceptions and the safety of women cannot be risked.
NGT gives green signal to Delhi's odd-even scheme to curb air pollution; no exemptions to VVIPs, women
No exemption will be granted to women, two-wheelers or VVIPs, announced a bench headed by NGT chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar.