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Breathing in Delhi’s Pollution = Smoking 20 Cigarettes a Day

Delhi’s air is polluted, but how dangerous is it? Watch this quick video to find out.

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Delhi’s smog this year has unusually high and suffocating. How dangerous is Delhi’s air? Find out here. (Photo: <b>The Quint</b>)

Why is there so much pollution in Delhi? Pollution has forced Delhi schools to close down. It’s bad even when the haze lifts. The reason for smog has been attributed from firecrackers, to vehicular and industrial pollution, and also smoke from stubble burning in neighbouring states.

The toxic air is quite dangerous and can kill you six years early. How? Because breathing Delhi’s air for a day is equal to smoking more than 20 cigarettes!

For more, watch the video below.

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