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Yogi govt withdraws 17 lakh traffic challans in Noida ahead of Diwali

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Uttar Pradesh government has decided to withdraw traffic challans issued in Noida from 1 April 2018 to 21 December 2021, ahead of the festive season of Diwali.

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government has decided to withdraw issued in Noida from 1 April 2018 to 21 December 2021, ahead of the festive season of Diwali. This decision, seen as a relief measure, is anticipated to benefit a significant number of individuals who were issued challans during this period.

Many view this move as a positive step, likely to ease the financial burden on daily commuters, taxi drivers, and daily wage earners, among others, at a time when economic challenges persist.

Significant Number of Challans Waived

The total number of challans withdrawn by the government amounts to 1,789,463. The broad range of individuals affected includes daily commuters, taxi drivers, and daily wage earners. With the removal of these challans from the e-challan site, details regarding the challans issued during this specific timeframe will no longer be available on the platform.

Situation for Those Who Have Already Paid

Among the challans issued, it's estimated that around 700,000 individuals had already paid their dues. For those who have settled their challans, the announcement does not specify any recourse or reimbursement. However, individuals with pending challans are advised not to proceed with payments as these records are set to be erased from the e-challan site.

Previous Instances of Challan Waivers

This is not the first time the UP government has decided to waive off challans. A similar initiative was taken for challans issued during the year 2016, where around 30,000 challans were withdrawn. The scale of the current waiver is significantly larger compared to the previous instance.

Reactions and Implications

The decision has elicited various reactions from the public. While some see it as a relief, others are concerned about the precedent it sets regarding adherence to traffic rules. Additionally, there are questions regarding the financial implications of this move and its impact on traffic law enforcement.

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