New Delhi: Taxi Drivers Continue Protest Over Diesel Ban

Taxi drivers in the national capital continue their stir against ban on diesel taxis on Tuesday (May 3). The cab drivers once again block Delhi-Gurgaon highway leading to massive traffic jam. After extending the deadline twice, the Supreme Court had on Saturday refused to give more time to cab operators to convert to CNG and put a ban on diesel cabs in the city from May 1. The court exempted taxis with all-India tourist permit (AITP) from switching to CNG if they operate outside NCR. According to Delhi transport department, about 60,000 taxis are registered in the national capital of which 27,000 run on diesel. Around 2,000 diesel-run taxis had converted into CNG mode in the last two months.

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