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Kejriwal seeks meeting with Amarinder over pollution

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Chief Minister Kejriwal on Tuesday asked his counterpart to meet him in over stubble burning by farmers leading to smog and pollution in the capital and surrounding areas.

"Captain Sir, I am coming to on Wednesday to meet Haryana CM (Manohar Lal Khattar). Would be grateful if you could spare some time to meet me. It is in collective interest," Kejriwal said in a tweet.

The Aam Aadmi Party's leader came a day after Khattar accepted his request for a meeting to discuss the issue of stubble burning.

Khattar said he was available in New on November 13 and 14 for a meeting and thereafter in to discuss the issue.

Authorities have blamed stubble burning by farmers in and Haryana for the smog and air pollution in the National Capital Region, triggering serious health concerns.

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First Published: Tue, November 14 2017. 13:00 IST
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