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What is Delhi’s new odd-even vehicle rule all about? Where did it come from?

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The Delhi government’s new proposed rule to run vehicles with odd and even numbers on alternate days incurred much flak from social media users soon after being announced on December 4.

But despite all that, the system is scheduled to be implemented in Delhi from January 1, 2016.

The Delhi High Court directed the Centre and State governments to come up with comprehensive action plans to put a check on the capital city’s “alarming” pollution rate, saying living in Delhi is like “living in a gas chamber”.

A day after this, the Kejriwal-led government declared the odd-even vehicle rule with the hope it would lower the number of vehicles hitting the road per day, eventually bringing down the city’s air pollution rate.

Read more at:http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/delhi-odd-even-vehicle-rule-arvind-kejriwal-aap-government-air-pollution/1/541371.html

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