New Delhi: Understanding the grievous circumstances Delhi’s air pollution, or rather the gas chamber surrounding it, may lead to, few capital-NCR schools have declared holiday on Friday and have also suspended outdoor activities.
Some schools have stopped conducting morning assembly and have suggested students to wear masks.

The region has witnessed worst smog in last 17 years with poor visibility. On November 2, the Indira Gandhi International Airport saw the worst level of smog.

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has also asked Delhi government to issue health advisory to children and to ask them to stay indoors due to escalating air pollution capital has become a victim of.

Centre is also to hold an emergency meet with Delhi and its neighbouring states over the problem of air pollution.
A thick layer of smog is seen enveloping the environment of Delhi and the NCR, more prominently  post-Diwali, which is not only leading to poor visibility but will also lead to various health hazards

First Published | 4 November 2016 8:40 AM
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