In the capital Delhi these days, seeing the haze in the sky and the white foam floating in the Yamuna river, at first sight, you will feel like clouds flying around the heavenly people showing religious TV serials, but if you look closely, the reality looks embarrassing. Is.
Both the air and the water of Yamuna are becoming dangerous in Delhi after Diwali. In such a situation, the polluted Yamuna has increased the problems of devotees on Chhath, the four-day festival of worship of Lord Surya, which started with a bath from Monday. Devotees stand in the river to offer prayers at Kharna on the second day of Chhath Puja amidst a thick layer of toxic foam floating in the Yamuna river near ITO and Kalindi Kunj in Delhi on Tuesday morning.
Here at first sight, seeing these Chhath devotees standing amidst these poisonous foams floating on the surface of Yamuna river near Kalindi Kunj and ITO, it seems as if they are worshiping Lord Sun among the clouds flying in the sky, but in reality In me it is the dirty water of poisonous foam.
A devotee who reached Yamuna Ghat near Kalindi Kunj for worship said that we know that the water of Yamuna river is dirty and it can be dangerous, but we have no option but to stand in the running water of the river. The Sun God is worshipped.
— ANI (@ANI) November 9, 2021
Let us tell you that since Sunday morning, poisonous foam is seen floating on the surface of Yamuna river near Kalindi Kunj. Environmentalists are also concerned with the government due to contamination with air and water. Before Chhath, the political turmoil regarding pollution continues. The Delhi government has expressed concern several times about air pollution and the increase in the amount of pollutants in the water of Yamuna, but till now this problem has not been controlled.
AQI in Delhi in ‘very poor’ category for the second consecutive day
The minimum temperature in the capital Delhi on Tuesday increased by a few notches to 15.4 degrees Celsius. At the same time, the air quality was recorded in the ‘very poor’ category for the second consecutive day. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the humidity level in the air stood at 85 per cent at 8.30 am. The maximum temperature is expected to be around 28 degree Celsius on Tuesday. Delhi on Monday recorded a minimum temperature of 13.6 degrees Celsius and a maximum temperature of 29.2 degrees Celsius.
According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data, the AQI was recorded in the ‘very poor’ category with 400 in the morning. On Monday also the AQI was in the same category. The Meteorological Department has predicted north and north-westerly winds during the day.
According to government agencies, an AQI between 0-50 is considered ‘good’, 51-100 ‘satisfactory’, 101-200 ‘moderate’, 201-300 ‘poor’, 301-400 ‘very poor’. ‘ and 401-500 is considered serious/dangerous.