Police in Panchkula have started a challan campaign against unauthorised parking.

Police launched a special challan drive to discourage illegal parking on the road and in other areas by residents . 25 vehicles were issued with challans, while some of them were confiscated .

PANCHKULA (PANCHKULA): Police launched a special challan drive to discourage illegal parking on the road and in other areas by residents.During the two-day drive, 25 vehicles were issued with challans, while some of them were confiscated.Rajkumar Ranga, assistant commissioner of police (traffic), said the traffic wing had discovered people parking their cars on the roads, putting them at risk of accidents and traffic jams at certain spots in the city.View from The Times Someone should follow the rules and park at the designated spots.

While most people are in a rush to find certain public dealing offices, it is high time people behaved as responsible, faithful citizens and made everyone's life easier, according to Wanga, who said that the biggest issue was discovered outside the mini-secretariat and district court complex, where many people are coming for work.According to the ACP, an awareness campaign was launched at various points, as well as a challan campaign was launched against infractions.25 vehicles were issued challans during the two-day campaign to combat illicit parking of vehicles, but many were confiscated, he said, adding that the campaign would continue in public places where traffic chaos and roadblockage are present due to illegal parking on roads and footpaths.The ACP asked people to adhere to the recommendations.

Outside the district court complex and the mini-secretariat building, traffic police also deployed a tow truck with two police officers.Officials said CCTV cameras were used to issue challans for failing to wear a helmet or seat belt, using a smartphone while driving, triple riding, and red light jumping.120 people were issued challans to commuters for failing to wear helmets and seat belts, according to ACP Traffic Rajkumar Ranga.