“…In astonishing contrast [to Beijing], the people of the world’s largest democracy – India – have been kept in the dark about air pollution by their own government, as they have about so many other matters. Indian citizens and global travellers alike trusted the India government’s happy public relations campaign about more trees being planted in Delhi and the like. To keep their own government on its toes and focused on protecting public health, Indians should welcome the US government installing monitors like those in China….If the Chinese Communist Party learned to see its value, so can the leaders of the world’s largest democracy.” Independent Online (Opinion column by Stephan Richter, Editor-in-Chief, The Globalist). Read it on delhiair.org.
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