According to official data, as many as 10,021 people were challaned for violating car-rationing scheme, which came into force from January 1.

The Sub Divisional Magistrates (SDM) challaned as many as 5,582 motorists, while around 2,870 people were fined by the Delhi Traffic police for violating the scheme, a senior official said
    
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal praised the traffic police for their assistance in enforcing the odd-even scheme.
    
The Government had stipulated Rs 2,000 penalty under relevant sections of Motor Vehicle Act for each violation of the restrictions rolled out on January 1 and remained in force between 8 am, to 8 pm during weekdays.
    
The AAP government has already announced that it will provide subsidy on purchase of cycles, from the money collected as challans during the implementation of period of odd-even scheme.

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