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79% in NCR want ban on fireworks, 70% say GRAP doesn't work: LocalCircles

Air quality in Delhi-NCR remains 'very poor', with PM2.5 level at 308

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LocalCircles, a community social media platform, has conducted a survey in Delhi-NCR to check if people would be wary of fire crackers this season.

Shreya Jai New Delhi
On Wednesday, the Air Quality Index of Delhi-NCR region continued to be in the ‘very poor’ category with the PM2.5 level at 308. Apart from the seasonal stubble burning in neighbouring states, this is also the season when fire cracker burning worsens the already polluted air in the capital region. Coupled with drop in temperature, the cumulative result is severe health implications on the residents. This year, novel Coronavirus has exacerbated the risk of respiratory diseases. LocalCircles, a community social media platform, has conducted a survey in Delhi-NCR to check if people would be wary of fire crackers this season.

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First Published: Oct 28 2020 | 5:58 PM IST

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