Gurgaon, Sep 30 (IANS) A total of 1,138 motorists were fined in Gurgaon for various offences under the Motor Vehicles Act during ‘Car Free Day’, police said on Wednesday.
On the second Car Free Day on Tuesday, the maximum of 387 tickets were issued in the East Zone police area, where four major IT sectors are located — DLF Cyber City, Cyber Park area, Golf Course Road and Electronic City.
The tally was 351 in West Zone, 243 in the Delhi-Gurgaon expressway zone and 157 in the South Zone.
The majority of challans – 337 – were issued for wrong parking, while 157 people were fined for wrong-side driving.
“It was an unfortunate day for police especially at a time when so many new initiatives are underway. This takes the focus away from the good work being done by us,” said Police Commissioner Navdeep Singh Virk.