280% spike in buses plying illegally in Delhi

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New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) The number of buses found plying illegally in the national capital has increased by 282 per cent, the Delhi government informed the Assembly on Tuesday.

The total number of buses found plying illegally has increased to 7,961 in 2017-18 (till February) from 2,084 in 2016-17 — an increase of 280 per cent, the government said in reply to a starred question.

Also, the number of challans issued has increased to 13,962 in 2017-18 (till February) from 3,010 in 2016-17.

The reply said the number of such buses impounded jumped to 5,359 from 748 in the same time period in 2016-17.



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