Gautam Gambhir Missed a Meeting on Air Pollution, Now Trolls Are Putting up 'Missing' Posters Around Delhi
Some genius took it upon themselves to call out the former Indian cricketer-turned-politician, who was eating jalebis in Indore while a meeting to discuss Delhi’s air pollution was taking place.
Even as schools in the capital remain shut due to the drastic spike in pollution levels and residents advised to avoid outdoor activities, an event called ‘Run for Children’ took place.
As air quality worsens in the northern states of India and unleashes its wrath on mere mortals, even the gods are being made to wear protection.
Air pollution levels are still eight times higher than the maximum safe level.
Indian Ministers Advise People to Perform Fire Rituals and Eat Carrots to Deal With Delhi’s Air Pollution
Even as the capital city’s air quality continues to remain in the “severe plus” category, some government officials have come up with troll-worthy remedies.
Environmentalists Don’t Want the India-Bangladesh Cricket Match to Be Held in Delhi Due to the Toxic Air Quality
They’re worried that making the team play for hours in the open air will be a serious health hazard for them as well as the attending fans.
The nation's worst fire season since 2015 spurred one Twitter user to say, "This is Earth, not the planet Mars."
They are stocking up on anti-smog masks.
Research reveals that these particles, usually found in emissions from coal power plants and car exhausts, can potentially transfer to unborn babies and lead to low birth weight, miscarriages and premature births.
Listen to songs like “Fire Burning” and “Mask Off” as air pollution levels reach insanely high levels in Southeast Asia.
Mahul poses a dystopian and disturbing picture of what happens when you’re forced to live amidst extreme pollution. It’s a story that can only end in death, unless residents somehow scrape together the resources to leave.
Under the recently imposed Motor Vehicles Act 2019, fines for not having a pollution control certificate have been raised from Rs 1,000 to Rs 10,000, which is why the number of people turning up for the test is more than three times the usual.