Local residents in this area will be able to lodge complaint on pollution

new arrangement will be applicable for people across Delhi-NCR area

With pollution in national capital becoming a menace, the local residents there will soon be able to lodge complaint in this regard on social media.

The new arrangement will be applicable for people across Delhi-NCR area.

This is as per the Supreme Court on Monday directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to immediately create an account for this issue.

The decision was given by a bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur passed this direction after advocate Aparajita Singh, assisting the court as an amicus curiae, raised this point which was supported by the CPCB.

Additional Solicitor General ANS Nadkarni, appearing for the centre and CPCB, supported the suggestion given by the amicus in this regard.

To this, the amicus said, “Facebook and Twitter account will not crash”.

The amicus said that several orders and directions have been issued by the Supreme Court in pollution matter but the issue was lack of implementation of these directions by the authorities.

The top court is seized of matter in which several issues related to air pollution in the Delhi-NCR have been raised.

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