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Dimapur, June 30: The Kohima district administration has extended the implementation of ‘odd-even’ system for movement of private vehicles under the jurisdiction of Kohima municipality, except Sundays, till July 15.
In an order, DC Kohima & chairman, Regional Transport Authority, Kohima, Gregory Thejawelie, NCS said only vehicles ending with odd numbers (eg: 1, 3, 7, 9) will be allowed to ply on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
On Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, only vehicles with registration number ending with even numbers (eg: 2,4,6,8,0) shall be allowed to ply.
The prohibition and restriction of movement of vehicles will, however, not apply to press and two-wheelers (without pillion rider); vehicles with special permit for various exigencies; trucks carrying emergency medical equipments, essential commodities, LPG cylinders and oil tankers; inter-State trucks carrying essential commodities bound for the state of Manipur; all vehicles restricted to ply by virtue of Government notifications shall remain enforced (eg: inter-district zonal taxi, city bus, etc).
Local taxis will be allowed to ply within Kohima Municipality as per the colour-coding.
The DC warned that any violation of the restriction order will be penalized under Section 177 & 179 of the Motor Vehicle Act, 1988. (Page News Service)