The Supreme Court on Wednesday held a hearing on the issue of air pollution in Delhi. Although the pollution has been reduced, it has been clarified that the case will not be closed. The bench, headed by Chief Justice NV Ramana, said there was a perception among the people that the courts would have to intervene if the governments did nothing. The Solicitor General was quoted as saying by some newspapers that some of the measures taken by the court had reduced pollution by 40 per cent. The workers came to them with a petition stating that construction should be allowed during this time and that there would be a situation of starvation without it.
“This is the capital of the country, see what signal we are sending to the world,” he said, angered by the central government’s attitude. Although the pollution has been reduced, an investigation into the matter will continue. She said they would continue to give orders and inquire once every day or two. The air quality index is 381 and what you say is 230 may not be true. Indicating that further better action should be taken in these 2-3 days .. The next hearing was adjourned to Monday.