Chandigarh lifts ban on entry of diesel autorickshaw

Chandigarh (NG News)
Chandigarh administration on Tuesday lifted the ban on the entry of diesel autorickshaw and has now allowed these autorickshaws to ply in the union territory till new policy on the issue.

In high level meeting, Punjab Governor and Administrator, Union Territory, Chandigarh, Shivraj V Patil today directed officials to form a joint committee

of Adviser to Administrator and Chief Secretaries of Punjab and Haryana and frame a policy to sort out the problem of diesel auto-rickshaw.

“The issue would also be discussed with the Auto Rickshaw drivers and till the time of framing a policy on the issue, ban on entering of diesel auto-rickshaw in Chandigarh would be lifted,” Patil said.