New Delhi: As air quality worsens in Delhi, Delhi police has put a ban on the entry of heavy and medium goods vehicles in the city from 11 pm on November 8. As per the notification, the vehicles will not be allowed till 11 pm on November 11. Vehicles carrying fruits, grains, vegetables etc will however be exempted.
The ban came at a time when the air quality in the city has reached ‘hazardous’ levels due to Diwali as low visibility continues. Earlier, the Supreme Court had issued an order under which only green firecrackers should be used in order to curb air pollution.