Noise Pollution: Delhi police issues notification to prohibit blowing of horns at Delhi Airport's T-3
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New Delhi: In an attempt to reduce noise pollution on the streets, Delhi Traffic Police has issued a gazette notification to prohibit the blowing of horns at departure and arrival forecourts of Terminal 3 of Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi.
The notification was issued on Wednesday that read that the noise caused by the indiscriminate blowing of horns by the motorists at departure and arrival forecourts of Terminal-3 IGI Airport was causing disturbance to the general public. It was necessary to prevent this harm by reducing the noise levels emitted from the use or blowing of horns at the departure and arrival forecourts of Terminal 3 IGI Airport.
"Now, therefore, I, S K Singh, Deputy Commissioner of Police/Traffic (HQ-II), Delhi, in the exercise of the powers u/s 29(e) of the Delhi Police Act, 1978, delegated to me by the Commissioner of Police, Delhi, vide his Order No. 1433-1560/Spl. Cell dated July 7, 1978, do hereby prohibit the blowing of horns at departure and arrival forecourts of Terminal-3 IGI Airport, except in emergency or urgent situations where blowing of the horn is warranted," it reads.
"This order shall come into force with immediate effect," it stated. (with ANI inputs)