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Sukhdev Vihar fights for right to clean air

Source: DNA, Date: , 2016

The long battle of residents of Sukhdev Vihar in southeast Delhi for their right to clean air goes on, even as the green court gives them a next date each time. The residents have been fighting to move out the Okhla-based Waste to Energy plant, located at a small distance of 150 meters from the locality for the health hazards that the toxic gas emissions out of it have on these people living in the vicinity. It has been a year that the group had met Kejriwal, who had promised to get the plant shifted out of Okhla, but to no avail. The next hearing is due on 18 November. The group is planning to meet the CM again in this regard in the coming days.

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