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Plea Filed To End Pending Challan Rule For Vehicles In Delhi High Court

The provision compels drivers/owners to pay five, the plea alleged.The Delhi High Court on Thursday sought response of the Centre, AAP government and the police on a plea challenging the provisions which require closure of all pending challans involving a vehicle for availing any service, like fitness certificate or No Objection Certificate connected with it.A bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan issued notice to the Transport Ministry, Delhi government and the police seeking their stand on the plea by a taxi owner whose application for renewal of fitness certificate of his vehicle was not considered as there were several pending challans connected with the four wheeler.

The taxi owner, Dharmendra Kumar, in his plea filed through advocate Praveen Agrawal, has sought ending of the provisions under the Standard Operating Procedure, issued by the ministry in 2018, which mandates closure of all pending challans to be eligible to avail services like no objection or fitness certificates.

News source ~ NDTV