At a time when the residents of Delhi and NCR are actually gasping for air, Setting Minister Prakash Javadekar suggested Indians to begin their day with music, sharing a thematic Veena composition “Swagatam” by Emani Sankara Sastry, on Twitter. The irony wasn’t missed as #DelhiAirEmergency and #DelhiPollution had been the {top} {trending} subjects on the social media platform on Sunday.

On Sunday, the capital of India and its neighbouring areas breached the 999 mark on the Air High quality Index (AQI) scale, terming the air as “hazardous” in lots of locations.

In accordance with the federal government air high quality monitor, the air high quality index (AQI) in Bawana was recorded at 999 in Jahangirpuri, Rohini, Sonia Vihar, Shahdara, Okhla, Main Dhyan Chand Stadium, Anand Vihar, Punjabi Bagh, Pusa, Mandir Marg, Mundka, Sriniwaspuri and JNU. Different locations additionally crossed the 900-mark.

Witnessing the catastrophic state of affairs in Delhi and the Northern cities; residents, ministers, and outstanding personalities have taken to social media expressing their considerations over the poisonous air that has lined the areas.

One such attraction got here from the Minister of Setting, Forest & Local weather Change Prakash Javadekar, who, on Saturday, requested individuals to avoid “petty politics” and give attention to air air pollution as a substitute.

Javadekar’s publish, nonetheless, was met with disapproval from many, together with Atishi Marlena of AAP.

He was additional questioned and criticised for his method in direction of dealing with the matter as grave as air air pollution.

However because the respiration circumstances worsened on Sunday morning, Javadekar discovered himself in a social media storm after his tweet discovered no point out of air pollution in anyway. 

That the tweet got here from the Minister of Setting left many confused and livid. “It will assist individuals infinitely to begin the day with contemporary air as a substitute of music. Would you occur to have any endorsement tweets on that entrance?” responded one consumer.

In the meantime, that is how Delhi is faring on the AQI chart on Sunday.


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