Delhi’s Air-Quality Worsened After Diwali Celebration

Post-Diwali celebrations, the National Capital Region has been engulfed by thick haze. In various parts of the city, roads are not clearly visible, the visibility has been reduced significantly making it very difficult to drive through. The thick layer of smog reportedly engulfed Delhi amid the severe air quality. However, it was expected that the air quality of Delhi would be worse than the pre-Diwali celebration. Despite the Supreme Court banning firecrackers across India on Diwali, people in large numbers bursting crackers during Diwali celebrations causing heavy pollution in the National Capital Region where people already have been battling with severe air quality. You should stick with this page till the end to go through it till the end. Swipe down the page.

Mumbai air quality

As mentioned above, the visibility in various parts of Delhi has reduced significantly due to the thick layer of smog covering the roads making it dangerous to drive in the capital city. Today morning the visibility in various parts of Delhi was only a few hundred metres. Not to mention, the capital city was already fighting with pollution. The air quality index of many regions in Delhi reportedly worsened to the severe category and remained toxic for several days before Diwali but after the Diwali celebration when people burst crackers the air quality deteriorated. The pollution level has surged to a concerning point despite rain pouring in two days before Diwali.

Ahead of Diwali festival, Arvind Kejriwal’s AAP government in Delhi imposed a complete ban on firecrackers. The Aam Aadmi Party government also thought of the idea of ‘artificial rain’ to tackle the foul air in the city. But sudden rainfall two days before the Diwali celebration brought a major respite and lowered the pollution level in the city. Many posts shared on social media have shown that people in large numbers have taken part in the burning of firecrackers at different places in Delhi. Diwali night’s visuals from RK Puram, Lodhi Road, Punjabi Bagh, and Karol Bagh showed intense fireworks lighting up the night sky across several areas in the national capital.

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Despite the Aam Aadmi Party government’s ‘Diya Jalao, Patakhe nahi’ campaign and the Supreme Court’s ban on firecrackers across India, people light up the firecrackers causing pollution which is likely to dim the light in the city after festivity ends. Stay tuned to this website for more details and further updates.

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