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 Are you waiting for people to die: SC to pollution board over Delhi’s condition 

Source: Hindustan Times, Date: November , 2016

New Delhi, Nov 11, 2016 : The Supreme Court pulled up the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) for groping in the dark and failing to draw a plan to curb the deteriorating air quality in the Capital. A bench headed by Chief Justice of India TS Thakur wondered whether the agency wants the people to die before devising a strategy. “Do you want to wait till people start dying... people are gasping for breath,” said a bench, upset on learning that the Centre has not been able to come up with a roadmap to deal with the “emergency situation” despite its direction on November 8. “Unfortunately, no thought has been given to prepare a response to react to different levels of pollution,” the bench noted, saying the petitions pertaining to bad air quality in Delhi is pending before it for several years now.

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