‘I can’t go for a morning walk’, Supreme Court Judge raise concern over Delhi pollution

New Delhi | Raising his concern over the severe level of Air pollution in Delhi and its neighbouring areas to Solicitor General Tushar Mehta on Monday a Supreme Court Judge said, with the increasing level of pollution he couldn’t even go for a morning walk in Delhi.

Expressing his concern, Apex court judge Justice Arun Mishra asked Solicitor General Tushar Mehta who was waiting for his turn to argue for a case, “What is happening in Delhi? So much Pollution. People couldn’t get out from their houses I am an early raiser and go for walk. But I cannot do it due to pollution.”

Earlier the Supreme Court-appointed Environment Protection Control Authority (EPCA) has warned that if the air quality in Delhi continues to deteriorate then it would impose a complete ban on the use of non-CNG private as well as commercial vehicles.

On Tuesday the Air Quality Index showed PM 10 level was measured at 286 and PM 2.5 level at 373, in ‘Poor’ and ‘Very Poor’ categories respectively on Air Quality Index (AQI), at Lodhi Road, Delhi.

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