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.
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