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Heavy, medium goods vehicle allowed in Delhi from midnight to 6 am

Updated: Nov 22, 2016 22:20 IST

New Delhi [India], Nov. 22 (ANI): Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung has allowed the entry of heavy and medium goods vehicles in the capital from 12 midnight to 6 a.m. in view of the forthcoming marriage season.

The decision will continue till the further notice.

The Delhi Police was earlier instructed not to allow any vehicle to enter the national capital that might further increase the pollution level.

The Delhi government and the L-G had announced several steps to control air pollution - which on November 2 was at the highest level in the last four years - including a temporary ban on construction and demolition of buildings and closing the Badarpur Power Plant (ANI)