Congress' Abhishek Singhvi Questions Centre And Delhi Government Over Rising AQI

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Abhishek Singhvi of the Congress party on Wednesday questioned the Central and the Delhi Government over work done by them to control the rising AQI in Delhi

Written By Misha Bhatt | Mumbai | Updated On:
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As Air Quality in Delhi continues to deteriorate, the AQI in the state moved to a hazardous level in various regions. Reacting over the same Indian National Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi on Wednesday took to Twitter and questioned the Delhi Government and the Central Government for the work done by them to control the rising air pollution in Delhi.

Tweeting further the senior Congress leader wrote, "Delhi People are forced to die slowly, and the Center and the Delhi government is busy in accusation, propaganda, and commercials."

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AQI moves to severe in various parts of North India

The Air Quality Index in RK Puram remained at 446 and Lodhi Road area, both of which remained in the severe category on Wednesday. Loni Dehat recorded an AQI at 571 meanwhile, Gurugram stood at 438. The Air Quality in Ghaziabad reached the 'severe' category on Tuesday as pollution mayhem continues. The Air Quality Index (AQI) in Indirapuram reached 441. 

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SC issues notice to Centre and State Government 

The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued a notice to the Central and State governments on growing air pollution in Delhi. The Central Government informed the top court today that it is exploring different technologies that including from Japan to tackle air pollution in Northern India. To which the Supreme Court instructed the Center to review the technology and submit a report on it by December 3

The Top Court also asked the Center to explore the option of Hydrogen based fuel technology in order to tackle the rising air pollution in the northern states of the country.

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