The constant run of Delhi’s air pollution under the “severe” category has led to the declaration of “Public health emergency” by the SC appointed pollution control body. The emergency is declared for Delhi and its nearby regions including Ghaziabad, Noida, Gurugram etc.
Delhi has turned into a gas chamber due to smoke from crop burning in neighbouring states
It is very imp that we protect ourselves from this toxic air. Through pvt & govt schools, we have started distributing 50 lakh masks today
I urge all Delhiites to use them whenever needed pic.twitter.com/MYwRz9euaq— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) November 1, 2019
Post-Diwali Delhi is under the constant shadow of the hazy cloud of pollution with the air quality degrading to its lowest. The pollution level in the region entered the “severe-plus” or “emergency” category late Thursday night, in a first since January this year.
खट्टर और कैप्टन सरकारें अपने किसानों को पराली जलाने पर मजबूर कर रहीं हैं जिसकी वजह से दिल्ली में भारी प्रदूषण है— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) November 1, 2019
कल पंजाब और हरियाणा भवन पर लोगों ने प्रदर्शन कर वहां की सरकारों के प्रति अपना रोष प्रकट किया। https://t.co/p4MfgVND4C
The Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority has banned construction activity till November 5 along with a complete ban on bursting of crackers during the winter season.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal distributed pollution masks to the students and termed the situation of the capital city as “gas chamber”. The CM blamed the neighboring states for failing to control the stubble burning that brings a cloud of pollution causing smoke to Delhi.
If the condition persists for more then 48 hours then the Graded Action Plan would come in action. As per the plan measures such as odd-even car rationing scheme, banning entry of trucks, construction activities and shutting down schools would be taken with immediate effect.
Anti-pollution face masks on in Delhi, where Bangladesh are training ahead of the first #INDvBAN T20I ?https://t.co/mQizUVbflW pic.twitter.com/tEjH6mgQu8— ESPNcricinfo (@ESPNcricinfo) November 1, 2019
Meanwhile, the visiting Bangladesh Cricket Team who would play the opening match of the T20 series against India on Sunday at the Arun Jaitley stadium was seen wearing pollution masks during the practice session.
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