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29 Oct 2018

Kejriwal blames Center, Haryana, Punjab governments for Delhi's pollution

Kejriwal blames Center, Haryana, Punjab for pollution

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal blamed the Center, and the Governments of Haryana and Punjab today for the severe air pollution in Delhi, alleging that they were not ready to do anything despite the all-out efforts by the Aam Aadmi Party government.

He took to Twitter to express his anguish and said that "farmers are also fed up with their governments."

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Kejriwal blames Center, Haryana, Punjab for pollution

Punjab, Haryana farmers fed up with their governments: Kejriwal

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Delhi's air quality continues to remain in very poor category

Air quality in the National Capital continued to remain in "very poor" category with an overall air quality index of 348 today.

Stubble-burning is the major reason for the increase in the pollution level in the National Capital Region in winters.

Yesterday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed farmers from Punjab, who do not burn stubble in fields, a major contributory factor in Delhi's pollution.

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