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TMC member speaks on pollution wearing mask in Lok Sabha

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Seeking to emphasise the seriousness of air pollution, Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar of the Trinamool Congress (TMC) participated in a discussion in the Lok Sabha on air pollution and climate change wearing a mask on Tuesday.

She demanded that the government should also launch a "Swachh Hawa Mission" (clean air mission) on the lines of the Swachh Bharat Mission.

Ghosh Dastidar started speaking on the issue wearing a pollution mask, but later took it off.

She said it was time that the government took note of the seriousness of the problem and initiated steps.

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First Published: Tue, November 19 2019. 17:56 IST