NGT blues for 10-yr-old vehicles on Manali-Rohtang Road

SHIMLA- Acting on National Green Tribunal (NGT) orders, Himachal Pradesh government has started imposing a penalty of Rs 2,000 on vehicles older than 10 years if found plying Manali-Rohtang highway. Vehicles older than 10 years are not being allowed to go beyond Vashisht check post. Any violation on this would attract a fine of with Rs 2,000. Local authorities are authorized to challan any such vehicle between Vashisht check post and Rohtang pass under Section 179 of Motor Vehicles Act, 1988. ~ TNN

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