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HC recommends task force to curb Delhi's air pollution

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The High on Thursday recommended setting up a standing task force to tackle increasing air pollution in the national capital.

A division bench of Justice S. Ravindra Bhat and Justice Pratibha M. Singh posted the matter for July 4 and sought names for setting up the task force.

The bench opined that instead of the issuing directions from time to time to bring down air pollution, the task force can do so as well as monitor the progress.

The was hearing a public interest litigation initiated by it on the issue of increasing air pollution in

The court had earlier expressed serious concern over increasing air pollution what is "akin to living in a gas chamber", asked the central and city governments to act strongly to curb pollution.



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First Published: Thu, May 18 2017. 20:26 IST