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Their coach Nic Pothas has called Delhi's air pollution a "unique" and "well-documented" problem but Choudhary said Sri Lanka Cricket did not raise the issue when the tour was being finalised. Due to these rains, the pollution available in the atmosphere will get washed away, thereby bringing down the pollution levels.

Air quality in Delhi, "very poor" since November 23, remained unchanged today, with high-level of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) across residential areas heightening the toxicity of the haze.

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■ Chirag Nambiar - Student Knowing that our capital is over-polluted and not safe, exposing cricketers, especially worldwide ones who may not be used to this level of pollution is nothing but a callous move by the authorities. However, the smog cleared in time, and our collective fury towards government's inaction temporarily subsided. You should have not held the match if the air quality was so bad.

Accordance with the highly dense air pollution level finally the Delhi government action plan submitted to the NGT after a month. Even during the "cleaner" seasons when the air seems relatively free of "smog", the levels of air pollutants we breathe is unhealthy. It is a moment to remember all of the people who have died prematurely, and avoidably, because of the air pollution, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) said in a statement. It is also crucial to distinguish between sources with seasonal relevance, and those that play a role all-year round. Burning of waste banned. Are the people of Delhi always supposed to suffer? Given the significant health burden associated with air pollution, it is imperative to shift the discourse on air pollution from a Delhi centric to a national one, from a winter episodic to a year-round one. "You can not subject people to this".

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The concentration of the most dominant pollutants, PM2.5 and PM10, reached levels as high as 276 and 455 micrograms per cubic metre (ug/m3) by 3 pm, according to the Central Control Room for Air Quality Management of the CPCB. Per Article 21 of the Indian constitution, all Indians have the right to clean air, but to turn it into a reality, we need sustained, consistent engagement across all levels of government, civil society and the citizenry.

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