New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday refused to review its own order to ban e-Rickshaws in the national capital until they are bought into proper regulations. The judges, while refusing the plea, said that the court in not against e-rickshaw plying but regulations for plying must be placed. The petition was filed by Shikha Rai.
The matter will be taken up again on Friday and whatever Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari has said about e-rickshaws will be brought before the high court, Shikha Rai said.
On 31st July, in an order, the Delhi High Court made the government to stop plying e-Rickshaws with immediate effect in the city. “You (Delhi government) say it is illegal. You stop them (e-rickshaws) in the meantime, till a law is framed to regulate them. You can’t allow them to take law into their hands,” the court said in its order comprising the bench of orders