NHRC alarmed over increasing pollution, Chief Secys of 4 states summoned

Representational Picture
Representational Picture

New Delhi, Nov 4: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has adopted a strict attitude regarding increasing pollution in Delhi-NCR and has asked the Chief Secretaries of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, and Delhi to appear before it on November 10.

The apex human rights panel has noted the steps taken so far but has deemed them "not enough".

The NHRC said that the Chief Secretaries of these states are expected to inform the Commission, within a week, about the steps taken by their respective governments to prevent stubble burning in their regions.

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