Delhi chokes as air pollution worsens, Twitter users slam govt over inaction

Delhi woke up to dangerous air quality on Tuesday under a blanket of thick haze, as pollution levels breached the permissible standards by multiple times.

People took to Twitter to express their anger towards the Delhi government. They slammed the state government for 'criminal negligence' in curbing the air pollution in the capital.

Here is a series of tweets talking about the poor air quality in Delhi:

Delhi...killing us all softly. #pollution pic.twitter.com/84yjc9LjLt

— Kabir Taneja (@KabirTaneja) November 7, 2017

 

Delhi's Air quality against Hyderabad's almost at same https://t.co/Cc58feJvw1 of it you can figure it out #Delhi #Smog #Pollution pic.twitter.com/RrTZ0d6Boz

— Ashutosh Tiwari (@ashutaa) November 7, 2017

 

#Delhi: Visuals of smog from India Gate and Rajpath pic.twitter.com/vsnPbWdlHr

— ANI (@ANI) November 7, 2017

 

Welcoming the King & Queen of Belgium, now in #Delhi to commemorate Indians who fought in #Flanders, with an atmospheric recreation of WW1. pic.twitter.com/KUvksfOQdu

— Raghu Karnad (@rkarnad) November 7, 2017

 

#Delhi #delhipollution @ArvindKejriwal @msisodia It seems like a crime to send kids to school in such pathetic conditions. pic.twitter.com/Cu6aRVhz5u

— Pawandeep Kaur (@pawandeepkaur) November 7, 2017

#ArvindKejriwal gives this smug excuse for the #smog in #Delhi - Duck, Dive, Deflect but don't ever work or act !! @ArvindKejriwal pic.twitter.com/Pxp1ZRUvJt

— Anita Kapoor (@NotAnyKapoor) November 7, 2017

The pollution in #Delhi #Gurgaon looks that of post apocalyptic movies! pic.twitter.com/ethEarkcWN

— AdityaGurwara (@adityagurwara) November 6, 2017


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