SC dismisses petition challenging NGT order of ban on older vehicles
New Delhi, April 20 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the petition challenging National Green Tribunal’s order of banning diesel vehicles older than 10 years and petrol vehicles older than 15 years in the National Capital. Petitioner Vishal Jogdand said that the further course will be decided only after reading the exact dismissal notice. SC also said that NGT is repeating the orders of the constitutional courts. The National Green Tribunal on April 8 banned all 10 year old diesel and 15-year-old petrol vehicles from plying on Delhi roads. The decision was welcomed by the state government as well as experts who also called for tightening emission norms along with banning entry of trucks and buses that aggravate the environmental damage.
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