MUMBAI: Bombay High Court stayed a notification of the deputy commissioner, traffic control division, Pune, restricting the movement of private luxury buses in the city. A vacation bench of Justice M S Karnik was on Wednesday hearing a petition filed by luxury bus operator Konduskar Travels Pvt Ltd challenging an October 26 notification issued by the Pune traffic police imposing restrictions on entry & movement of private luxury buses in Pune.
As per the notification, private luxury buses can ply only on four prescribed routes for exit to cities like Mumbai, Nashik, Ahmednagar and Solapur. It banned the movement of luxury buses on the routes from 8 in the morning till noon and from 5 in the evening till 9 at night.
On Wednesday, Pune Police directed the state & Pune traffic police to file their affidavits in response to the petition.