In a letter to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Lt Governor Najeeb Jung, Transport Minister Gopal Rai urged them to to issue instructions to Delhi Police authorities to support efforts of the city government in its endeavours in this direction.
    
On December 22, AAP government held its scheduled 'car- free day' at Vikas Marg in East Delhi's Laxmi Nagar, but Rai in the letter alleged that during the event, some police officials were noticed 'stopping' two-wheelers, taxis and even buses, causing huge traffic congestions in nearby areas.
    
"The representatives of Delhi Police and Traffic police had also been part of this planning ('car-free day') exercise and a detailed pre-event strategy was chalked out with them. "However, it was noticed that the police staff at site was found stopping two-wheelers, taxis and even buses, causing huge traffic congestions in nearby areas.
    
"Police officials were also seen conveying that the traffic jam has happened due to the policies of Delhi government. This act on the part of police has put the Delhi government in a poor image..." Rai claimed in his letter.

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