The News Minute – With Delhi reeling under a blanket of smog and toxic smoke over the last couple of weeks, Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday urged Delhites to use public transport for atleast once a week to help bring down the pollution levels in the national capital.

Summary

  • With Delhi reeling under a blanket of smog and toxic smoke over the last couple of weeks, Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday urged Delhites to use public transport for atleast once a week to help bring down the pollution levels in the national capital.
  • “We all know what the situation of pollution is like in Delhi, I wanted to bring your attention towards it because a lot of people are debating as to what’s causing it.
  • Specially the people who live in Delhi, it is their responsibility.
  • The Delhi government had planned to bring back the odd-even scheme to encourage citizens to use public transport but was forced to scrap the move after a fallout with the National Green Tribunal over exempting women and two-wheelers.
  • The 29-year-old Kohli is currently leading the national side in the first Test against Sri Lanka at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.


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