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How did Delhi air get so bad? Govt, MCDs need to answer these 15 questions

NYOOOZ 2017-11-14 00:00:00

Summary: The smog of November 2016 brought Delhi face-to-face with the dangers of air pollution like never before. Why weren’t roads vacuum-cleaned regularly? Here are 15 questions that authorities need to answer:The Delhi government1. “It’s deadly,” people were often heard saying in drawing room conversations about the air that could now be seen and smelt. Smoke filled the air not just outdoors but breathing became difficult in the comforts of one’s home too.


The smog of November 2016 brought Delhi face-to-face with the dangers of air pollution like never before. Smoke filled the air not just outdoors but breathing became difficult in the comforts of one’s home too. “It’s deadly,” people were often heard saying in drawing room conversations about the air that could now be seen and smelt. The only solace was that the authorities were at least aware of the source of smog — stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana, weather conditions, vehicular pollution, construction dust, emissions from industries in the NCR. Sadly, the lesson has gone unlearnt , As Reported By Hindustan Times.

According to the Newspaper,A year on, Delhi is living through a similar pollution crisis and experts say it might just get worse than 2016. Who is to be blamed? Here are 15 questions that authorities need to answer: The Delhi government 1. Why weren’t real-time AQI, health advisories publicised with hoardings, ads, dos and don’ts? 2. Why wasn’t bus fleet augmented? 3.

Source: http://www.hindustantimes.com/delhi-news/how-did-delhi-air-get-so-bad-govt-mcds-need-to-answer-these-15-questions/story-xIxJOMTU49j7f948NErLZN.html