NGT Slams Delhi Govt for Inaction On Alarming Air Pollution Levels

NGT has asked the Delhi government to stop 10-year-old diesel vehicles from plying on roads in the capital.

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A smoggy day in Delhi. (Photo: Reuters)
  • National Green Tribunal (NGT) slams Centre and Delhi government for not taking steps to tackle alarming air pollution level in national capital.
  • As the tribunal asks Central Pollution Control Board & Delhi Pollution Control Committee to take steps, the Delhi government tells NGT that the high air pollution is due to crop burning in Haryana, Punjab and Rajasthan.
  • NGT has asked the Delhi government to stop 10-year-old diesel vehicles from plying on roads in the national capital. The next date for hearing on the matter is 8 November.

(With inputs from PTI)

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