“The Delhi High Court on Wednesday agreed to hear a PIL [public interest litigation] seeking directions to the Centre to take immediate steps to control increasing air pollution in the national capital. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw, however, declined to give an urgent hearing on the plea, saying another bench of this court is already seized of a similar petition, so it will hear the issue along with the other….The court has fixed the matter for further hearing on March 11. Sudhir Mishra, an advocate, filed a PIL, saying that the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare should “formulate plans, policies and programmes to promote health care facilities by which the quality of human life and life expectancy is increased”. IBN Live. Read it on DelhiAir.org.
High Court to hear plea on increasing air pollution in Delhi