- Supreme Court says March 27 directives violated
- Details of BS4 vehicles sold after March 31 that have not been uploaded on the government’s e-Vahan portal will not be registered
- Automobile dealers associations say less than 10 percent of unsold BS4inventory were sold within 10 days of the lockdown lifting
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court recalled its March 27 order, which had allowed the sale of BS4 vehicles for 10 days across India – except in Delhi-NCR – after the lifting of COVID-19-induced lockdowns. The SC bench observed that the automobile dealers association has not followed its earlier order, and has violated the court’s directives.
Based on a report by PTI, the bench observed that sales of BS4 models had increased in the last week of March, when the nationwide lockdown was in force, and there were online transactions as well. The recall of the older directive…