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Modi silent over emergency pollution levels in Delhi: Congress

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The on Monday targeted over the alarming levels in Delhi, saying that the city was facing "emergency" and he kept silent on the issue.

Speaking to the media here, also targeted on the issue, saying there was a mutual blame game in which people in the national capital were suffering.

Targeting Modi, Singhvi said he keeps talking of "Swachch Bharat" but the air quality of and several other cities was going down.

"What is the point of talking of 'Swachch Bharat' when the most important aspect should be tackling How can the be quiet?

"There is an emergency as far as pollution is concerned. is the world's most polluted mega city," he added.

Singhvi said Delhi had been ranked "greenest capital of the world" when was the

Delhi and its neighbouring region on Monday experienced first smog of the season with air pollutants many folds higher than the permissible limit. The air quality was in the "severe-plus" or "emergency" category.



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First Published: Mon, November 05 2018. 16:58 IST