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Himachal government rejects NGT’s ‘CNG buses only’ proposal

SHIMLA – Himachal Pradesh government has rejected the National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) proposal to only ply compressed Natural Gas (CNG) buses to Rohtang Pass (13,050 feet high ), a famous tourists destination, 51 km from Manali. Chief Minister said It was not feasible to ply CNG buses only till Rohtang. Chief Minister said his government had always supported the environmental issues, however the matter would be taken up with the National Green Tribunal (NGT) for reviewing the decision in larger interest of the locals. The livelihood of many people of Kullu-Manali including taxi drivers, Dhaba owners was being affected with the decision of NGT ~ INDIAN EXPRESS

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