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Pollution levels higher in Delhi this Diwali compared to last year: CPCB

In a special report, the apex pollution watchdog said almost all pollutants reported higher values on Diwali day this year as compared to 2019

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Central Pollution Control Board | air pollution in India | Delhi air quality

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 



New Delhi's India Gate monument stands shrouded in smog in 2019. (Bloomberg)
The contribution of stubble burning in Delhi's PM2.5 concentration was 32 per cent on Diwali day this year as compared to 19 per cent last year

Pollution levels were higher in Delhi this as compared to the last year and this could be attributed to high share of stubble burning and unfavorable meteorology during the festival season, according to the .

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First Published: Sun, November 15 2020. 21:14 IST

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