Politics on pollution: BJP held Arvind Kejriwal’s government responsible for pollution in Delhi

Air quality reached severe category in many areas of Delhi on Friday. For this, BJP has targeted the Arvind Kejriwal government of Delhi.

Delhiites had a hazy morning and the air quality in Delhi-NCR reached ‘severe’ category on Friday. Now politics has also started regarding this. BJP has attacked the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government regarding pollution.

BJP spokesperson Shehzad Poonawalla has said that Delhi has become a gas chamber under the leadership of Arvind Kejriwal. He has ensured that the AQI level remains at its highest level in the last four to five years. Shahzad Poonawala further said, “He considered stubble burning in Punjab responsible for tackling pollution. Now AAP is in power in Punjab. But, incidents of stubble burning have increased in Punjab. His government will blame the Centre, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana. If the people of Delhi breathe this air today, it is dangerous.”


It is noteworthy that according to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), on Friday in the national capital, the AQI in Anand Vihar reached ‘severe’ category with PM 2.5 and PM 10 at 500, while NO2 was at ‘satisfactory’ level at 76 and CO was recorded in the ‘medium range’ at 113. In Bawana, PM 2.5 reached 500, while PM 10 was at 499, both in the ‘severe’ category, while CO was recorded at 113, in the ‘moderate’ category and NO2 at 34, in the ‘satisfactory’ level.

Delhi’s neighbouring cities Noida had an AQI of 388 and PM 10 concentration of 377, both under the ‘very poor’ category, Gurugram’s AQI of 350 under the ‘very poor’ category and PM 10 concentration of 233 under the ‘poor’ category. Was recorded. An AQI between zero and 50 is considered ‘good’, 51 and 100 ‘satisfactory’, 101 and 200 ‘moderate’, 201 and 300 ‘poor’, 301 and 400 ‘very poor’ and 401 and Anything between 500 is considered ‘severe’.