New Delhi Air Pollution: Supreme Court proposes 2 days lockdown
Nov 13,2021 Monitoring Desk
The Indian Supreme Court, while hearing a petition against air pollution in the capital New Delhi, proposed a two-day lockdown.
A three-member special bench of the Indian Supreme Court heard a petition against air pollution in the capital New Delhi.
The Indian Supreme Court has said that immediate steps should be taken to control air pollution in New Delhi, urgently reducing the level of air pollution.
Indian Chief Justice NV Ramana said that the situation of air pollution has worsened, only farmers are being held responsible for air pollution while burning of crop residues has a 40% role in air pollution.
The court asked the governments of Punjab and Haryana to stop burning of crop residues for a few days. They asked the New Delhi administration what steps have been taken to eliminate pollution from fireworks and vehicles.
Indian Supreme Court adjourns hearing on air pollution till Monday.
Aditya Dubey, a 17-year-old student from New Delhi, had filed a petition in the Indian Supreme Court against air pollution.