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India makes up for half of the 50 most polluted cities in the world, Gurugram tops the list

Updated : March 06, 2019 06:53 AM IST

The root of the air pollution problem has been shortlisted to stubble burning in north India, which plays a major role in degrading the air quality, along with construction activities.
Air pollution, both outside and inside homes, is a silent and prolific killer responsible for the premature death of seven million people each year, including 6,00,000 children.
After Gurugram; Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Bhiwadi, Noida, Patna, Lucknow, New Delhi, Jodhpur, Muzaffarpur are the ten most polluted cities in India and make up for the top 13 globally, as per the report.
India makes up for half of the 50 most polluted cities in the world, Gurugram tops the list
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