Question raised in Lok Sabha on Ban on Diesel Vehicles, 19/07/2016
Question raised in Lok Sabha on Ban on Diesel Vehicles, 19/07/2016. The Hon’ble Supreme Court in Writ Petition No. 13029 of 1985 in the matter of “M.C. Mehta versus Union of India & Others” has passed an order banning registration of SUVs and private cars of 2,000 cc and above capacity using diesel in the National Capital Region (NCR). The apex court on 4th July, 2016 has reserved its order on pleas for lifting its ban on registration of diesel cars with engine capacity of 2,000 cc and above in the NCR. Also, National Green Tribunal (NGT) vide directions dated 07.04.2015 in the matter of “Vardhman Kaushik versus Union of India & Others”, restrained diesel vehicles older than 10 years from plying in Delhi.