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first_imgThe earlier government had refused to remove the word The earlier government had refused to remove the word “political” from the guidelines.In June 2013, the then Delhi government had banned advertisements on public service vehicles after auto-rickshaws started sporting AAP posters in the run-up to Delhi assembly elections.Thereafter, the high court had stayed the ban.In May 2014, the city government had informed the court that it was in the process of finalising the general guidelines for allowing advertisements on public service vehicles and it was awaiting approval of the Lt Governor.On August 1, 2014, the government had placed before the court its latest guidelines for display of advertisements on public service vehicles, as per which advertisements containing political, ethnic, religious or sectarian text will not be permitted.The policy also stated that advertisements cannot be displayed without prior approval of municipal bodies and would be allowed only for vehicles which have installed GPS/GPRS systems. PTI HMP ABA PPS PALlast_img read more

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