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The National Green Tribunal (NGT) headed by Shri Swatantar Kumar, former Justice of the Supreme Court, in its Order dated November, 2014 has given a slew of directions, with a view to correct the worsening state of ambient air in Delhi. Among fourteen directions the “ban” on petrol and diesel vehicles, older than fifteen years, was just cheese for newspaper reporters. 

Loading of trucks in excess of the prescribed limit is a menace whose horrifying consequences are well identified.