LG to meet CM over Delhi pollution

New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) In view of the severe pollution levels in the national capital, Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung has called a meeting with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to discuss measures to curb pollution.

“Lt. Governor has called for a high level meeting to discuss the serious condition of air pollution in Delhi on Monday,” an official statement from the LG’s office said.

“The meeting will take stock of the immediate, short-term and long-term measures to combat growing air pollution in the city,” it said.

The LG has also requested the Public Works Department Minister Satyendara Jain, Delhi Environment and Forest Minister Imran Hussain, Union Ministry of Environment and Forest Secretary Ajay Narayan Jha, Delhi Police Commissioner Alok Kumar Verma, Chairman of New Delhi Municipal Corporation and all three Municipal corporations of Delhi to be present in the meeting.