It will be compulsory for all women two-wheeler drivers and riders to wear helmet. The exception will be only to Sikh women wearing turban.
The Punjab and Haryana High Court had taken suo motu notice of the issue of safety of women, including Sikhs, while riding pillion or driving two-wheelers of any class or description and exemption given to them from wearing headgear under the Motor Vehicle Rules.
The UT Administration has invited objections and suggestions from city residents, likely to be affected by this amendment, within 30 days.
Earlier court asked Chandigarh Administration: Is there any difference between the skull of a male and a female?