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Various petitions filed on Delhi’s pollution

Various petitions filed on Delhi’s pollution

Due to the alarming pollution in Delhi, residents of NCR are suffering a lot. Delhi government took some steps to curb the pollution and suggested people not to go outside to save them from pollution.

People are using the air masks an air purifiers to protect them from the rising pollution. But, the prices of air purifiers are soaring and surged by 400 per cent.

Delhi government had sought suggestions from residents to curb pollution. Everywhere in the country there is an ongoing discussion about pollution in Delhi. A petition was filed in the Supreme Court by the Environmental Pollution Control Authority (EPCA) requesting monitor of alarming pollution levels in the NCR.

In order to keep the pollution in control, the Supreme Court asked an action plan. The Apex Court asked the central government yesterday to come up with a proper action plan within two days. The Court told the government that the programme should be either an action plan or a common minimum programme. Next hearing will be on November 10 on this issue.

Earlier, in this regard, National Green Tribunal (NGT) banned construction activities for one week in Delhi in response to a case filed on increasing pollution level. The NGT asked the government of Delhi and Punjab for measures to reduce pollution levels. It questioned the use of cranes for sprinkling the water. It raps the state governments for not using a helicopter for this purpose.

NGT also questioned the implementation of measures that were taken by the Delhi government. Several people in the Delhi-Chandigarh route violated the rules and did not stop their construction activities despite the ban being in force.

NGT also questioned the governments of Punjab and Haryana for burning paddy straw and violating orders issued against agricultural fire.

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