Delhi Pollution: Human Rights Commission Notice To Govt

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People cross the road in Delhi, India, November 7, 2017. REUTERS

The National Human Rights Commission has sent notices to the Centre and governments of v, Punjab and Haryana on the “life-threatening” pollution that has engulfed northern India.

Delhi High Court directs emergency meeting be called by Union Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change secretary with Chief Secretaries of NCR states & pollution control agencies within three days of pollution report to ANI

Delhi High Court raises questions on the decision of increasing parking fees by four times to control pollution.

Notices have also been sent to the Secretaries of Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare and Ministry of Highways & Road Transport along with the Chief Secretaries of these states.

The maximum air quality in the national capital and its nearby areas are hovering between 400-700, which is above the danger level.The lowest pollution level was recorded in East Delhi’s Dilshad Garden area with 264 AQI.