Supreme Court says, ‘Mr Chief Secretary (Punjab), we’ll hold every machinery in the state responsible. You can’t let people die like this. Delhi is near suffocating. Because you aren’t able to implement measures, doesn’t mean people in Delhi-NCR should die and suffer from Cancer’— ANI (@ANI) November 25, 2019
Supreme Court asks Haryana Government why stubble burning has increased in the state. Says, “You (Haryana government) had done a good job earlier in controlling stubble burning, but now it has increased. Punjab & Haryana are not doing anything”. pic.twitter.com/NuvCpBM9fl— ANI (@ANI) November 25, 2019
Pollution matter in Supreme Court: Justice Arun Mishra says- People are laughing at our country that we can’t even control stubble burning. Blame game is not serving the people of Delhi. You people will play the blame game, not taking it (pollution) seriously. https://t.co/ys4Eq1BtJf— ANI (@ANI) November 25, 2019
The conversation about air pollution in Delhi-NCR also highlighted the stubble burning issues in Uttar Pradesh.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary tells Supreme Court that around 1000 FIRs have been filed against stubble burning & a fine of around Rs 1 Crore have been imposed. SC asks UP Chief Secretary for positive actions and not the coercive ones. https://t.co/ER6YjxosaI— ANI (@ANI) November 25, 2019
To tackle this, Delhi’s Chief Secretary tells the Supreme Court to set up air-purifying towers in the city.
Delhi Chief Secy tells SC- Delhi is facing ‘governance problem’ due to 2 power centres-Delhi govt&Centre. SC directs Centre & Delhi govt ‘to keep their differences aside’ and sit together &finalise plan within 10 days for setting up air purifying towers in different parts of city— ANI (@ANI) November 25, 2019
The alarming air quality isn’t the only problem that Delhi is facing, in fact, water pollution is also prevalent in the capital. So, the Supreme Court made sure they talked about it as well.
Pollution matter in Supreme Court: Justice Arun Mishra says Delhi is worse than hell. Life is not so cheap in India and you will have to pay; says to Delhi govt- You have no right to be in chair. How many lakhs each person should be paid? How much do you value a person’s life? https://t.co/n7N7mxDRvb— ANI (@ANI) November 25, 2019
Isn’t it sad that people in Delhi have to suffer for basic things like clean air and water? Hope the government do something about this soon.