Parliamentary panel to discuss air pollution in Delhi on Wednesday

The Economic Times | Nov 19, 2019 at 8:48 PM
  • A meeting of a parliamentary committee on the issue of air pollution in the national capital is scheduled for Wednesday after the absence of most of its members and senior officials from its last meeting sparked outrage and raised questions over their seriousness in fighting the menace.
  • The panel ‘s head and BJP MP Jagdambika Pal had written to the Speaker over the matter, expressing his “displeasure” at the absence of senior government officials, as they were scheduled to brief parliamentarians on the pollution crisis, especially in the national capital.
  • Only four MPs of a 28-member parliamentary panel attended a key meeting to discuss the air pollution crisis in Delhi-NCR on November 15.