Sat. Dec 2nd, 2023

New Delhi- Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai on Monday alleged that regardless of a ban firecrackers had been smuggled into the town from the neighbouring states of Uttar Pradesh and Haryana below the nostril of the police.

Addressing a press convention, Rai mentioned {that a} prohibition is in place on the manufacturing, storage, and sale of firecrackers in Delhi. “The sourced firecrackers entered Delhi from Uttar Pradesh and Haryana. The Delhi, Haryana, and UP police are all under BJP control, and it is not possible for ordinary citizens to supply firecrackers amid their monitoring. Specific people are responsible for this activity, ” mentioned Rai.

He mentioned that the anti-pollution measures outlined in GRAP 4 laws will stay in drive within the nationwide capital till additional discover from the CAQM (Commission for Air Quality Management).

This resolution follows a air pollution overview assembly with officers. Rai emphasised the continuation of restrictions on BS-III petrol autos and BS-IV diesel autos.

He added that entry into Delhi can be prohibited for all vehicles, excluding these transporting important items, related to important companies, or working on CNG and electrical energy.

Rai reiterated his enchantment to the governments of Uttar Pradesh and Haryana, urging them to deploy groups on the jap and western peripheries to facilitate the redirection of buses and vehicles onto various routes.

A dense and noxious haze or smog enveloped Delhi, Noida, Gurugram, and neighbouring areas on Monday morning. This adopted the widespread bursting of crackers on Diwali night time, in defiance of the Supreme Court’s ban order.

It exacerbated the already crucial air high quality within the National Capital Region.

The Anand Vihar station was within the ‘extreme’ class with PM 10 at 500 and PM 2.5 at 473 whereas the CO was at 131, below ‘average’ class, as per the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) at 10 a.m.

At the Bawana station PM 2.5 reached 469 within the ‘extreme’ class and PM 10 at 376 was within the ‘very poor’ class, whereas the CO reached 78 in ‘passable’ ranges and NO2 at 12, within the ‘good’ class.

At the Dwarka sector-8 station, the PM 2.5 reached 444 within the ‘extreme’ class whereas PM 10 was at 360 below the ‘very poor’ class on Monday morning.

The air high quality on the Indira Gandhi International Airport T3 space was within the ‘extreme’ class with PM 2.5 at 431 and PM 10 at 295, within the ‘poor’ class.

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