“The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB)’s latest report on air and noise pollution over the years during Diwali in India spells bad news for Delhi.

hindustan-timesIn the report — ‘Deepawali Festival Monitoring Report 2016,’– the CPCB has provided comparative data for 2014 to 2016 by measuring ambient noise levels and air quality standards on a ‘normal day’ (six days before Diwali) and on the day of the festival for multiple locations across India.

Most of Delhi had noise and air pollution problems even on ‘normal days’ but it was seen to spike on Diwali, especially last year.”  Hindustan Times

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Diwali pollution in Delhi getting worse over years, says report