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Red Beacon Vehicles Banned From May 1
Red Beacon Vehicles Banned From May 1

In a major decision, The Union Cabinet on Wednesday took a step ahead in ending the VIP culture in India. The Union Cabinet has banned the use of red beacon on vehicles attached to dignitaries, including the President, Prime Minister, and central and state ministers.

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The decision will be implemented from May 1.

The Cabinet also announced that the use of red beacon will only be allowed on vehicles attached to emergency services, like ambulance and police.

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Meanwhile, in Punjab, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has completely done away with red beacons, Yogi Adityanath too has stopped the use of hooters and has said that the use of the red light on government vehicles should be used very cautiously.

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The Arvind Kerjriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi was the first one to withdraw the use of red beacons by ministers.