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Delhi plans to even the odds of pollution this year again


NEW DELHI: The Delhi government will reintroduce the car-rationing, ‘odd-even’ scheme in the November 4-15 period to combat the expected rise in air pollution after Diwali as farmers burn crop residue in Haryana and Punjab. Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said the scheme had been effective in 2016, although some studies suggested it didn’t seem to have had too much of an impact.

Kejriwal said that the measure would be implemented amid the onset of winter as part of a sevenpoint Parali Pradushan (emissions from stubble burning) action plan that also includes distribution of anti-pollution masks as well as mechanised ...


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