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Odd-even trial for Delhi will not be cancelled, says SC

The Supreme Court On Thursday Refused To Hear An Urgent Plea Challenging Delhi High Court Order And AAP Government's Notification For Odd-even Scheme To Curb Pollution In Delhi.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Bindiya Bhatt | Updated on: 14 Jan 2016, 01:35:08 PM

New Delhi:

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to hear an urgent plea challenging Delhi High Court order and AAP government's notification for odd-even scheme to curb pollution in Delhi. 

Terming the plea as a "publicity stunt", the apex court said, "People are dying due to pollution. We are doing car-pooling and you want to challenge it."

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Chief Justice of India TS Thakur firmly said, "People are dying of pollution. The government is taking steps to control pollution. Everyone must cooperate."

The 15-day trial which began on January 1 will be ending on Friday.

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said the odd-even trial to curb pollution in Delhi will not be extended for now. 

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First Published : 14 Jan 2016, 11:16:00 AM