Kakkar said at a press conference that the stubble burning in Punjab is about 500 km down from New Delhi and the stubble burning in Haryana is 100 km down. An analysis should be done on anti-pollution measures taken by the Khattar government in Haryana since 2014. The AAP prophet also said that the air pollution in Delhi witnessed a 31 per cent decline.
A significant increase in ranch fires was shown by the NASA Worldview gate during the weekend( November 4 and 5). Ranch fires in Punjab are one of the biggest reasons behind exacerbated air quality in the public capital Delhi. Paddy straw burning in Punjab and Haryana is considered one of the major reasons behind the intimidating shaft in air pollution situations in Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, and Uttar Pradesh in October and November every time, according to environmentalists.
As the window for sowing wheat, a crucial rabi crop is veritably short after paddy crop, some growers set their fields on fire to snappily clear off the crop residue. So far, 17,403 ranch fire incidents have passed in Punjab alone this time as per the Punjab Remote seeing Centre data. Ranch fires reported in November constitute 56 of the total stubble- burning incidents this season, the data showed. Both in Punjab and Delhi, Aam Aadmi Party is in power, thus, BJP has indicted AAP leader Mr Arvind Kejriwal of failing to attack the pollution extremity in the public capital.
Last week, a group of growers allegedly defied the orders of a ranch fire forestallment platoon and forced an officer to set a mound of stubble on fire in Punjab’s Bathinda quarter.
A purported videotape of the entire incident also surfaced on social media. In the videotape, growers could be heard saying that those who came to stop stubble burning were made to set the crop residue on fire.The videotape made by one of the growers also shows that the functionary’s hand was held by two growers, as they forced him to set the stubble on fire with a match stick.
Delhi, NCR air pollution thick, poisonous gauze veils, near areas; air quality dips into’ critical’ order. On this incident, Punjab’s Chief Minister Mr Bhagwant Mann condemned it. He said this incident has reflected that their words aren’t feted by the people of the state. Mann said he has asked the police to identify all the “ gangsters” involved in the act and bespeak them.
Delhi-NCR will remain under ‘severe’ categories for a couple of days. Here’s why:
In the Economic Survey of 2022- 23, the central government of Bharat conceded that the air quality in New Delhi has been the most swish in the last eight times. Commission for Air Quality Management( CAQM) data also shows that there has been a 50- 67 per cent reduction in snubbing burning in Punjab.
The overall air quality of public capital-Delhi on Monday remained in the’ severe’ order’ for the fifth straight day, as per the Central Pollution Control Board. The Early Warning System( EWS) for Delhi has read that Delhi’s AQI will stay’ severe’ at least for the coming couple of days. According to the data issued by the System of Air Quality soothsaying and exploration( SAFAR- India), the air quality in the National Capital was recorded at 488 on Monday( 6 Nov). According to croakers, for any healthy person, a recommended AQI should be lower than 50.
Aam Aadmi Party( AAP) on Monday sought to condemn Haryana for the pollution extremity in Delhi- NCR, citing the state’s contiguity to the public capital. AAP public prophet Priyanka Kakkar called for an analysis of the anti-pollution measures taken by the Manohar Lal Khattar- led government since 2014 .
Delhi pollution: Kejriwal calls a high-ranking meeting to’ check’ air pollution. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has called a high- position meeting moment amid poisonous air quality. The meeting is planned to be held in the Delhi Secretariat at noon. Delhi government has banned the entry of light marketable vehicles registered outside Delhi, other than electric vehicles, CNG, and BS VI- biddable vehicles, except those carrying essential goods. The megacity government has also ordered a ban on unnecessary construction work and specific orders of contaminating vehicles.
The Commission for Air Quality Management( CAQM) on Sunday invoked stage IV of the slanted action response plan( GRAP), paving the way for fresh anti-pollution checks.
According to the 8- point action plan, there will be a ban on entry of truck business into Delhi( except for exchanges carrying essential goods, furnishing essential services and all LNG/ CNG/ electric exchanges). Also, a ban will be assessed on the plying of Delhi- registered diesel- operated Medium Goods Vehicles( MGVs) and Heavy Goods Vehicles( HGVs) in Delhi, except those carrying essential goods furnishing essential services.