Pinnacle Court asks the Uttar Pradesh government that You want us to ban industries in Pakistan over air pollution

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The special bench headed by Chief Justice NV Ramana asked the Centre, Delhi and states in the National Capital Region (NCR) to follow the directions.he strongly asked about all the key measures taken by the Commission for Air Quality Management in National Capital Region and Adjoining Areas The apex court today said nothing was happening on ground to control the deteriorating air quality in Delhi-NCR and directed the Centre and Delhi government to come out with suggestions to control the pollution within 24 hours. While hearing, Senior advocate Ranjit Kumar appearing for the UP government told the Apex Court that Delhi air quality is affected by the polluting air coming from Pakistan. He said the eight-hour operation window is affecting the sugarcane and milk industries in Uttar Pradesh. The CJI-led bench asked the UP counsel to go to the Commission with the grievance and let them decide on the issue. The Chief Justice replied that "So you want the banning of industries in Pakistan?" 

Mr. Rnjith kumar submitted that the industries in UP have no role to play in the national capital's pollution as all the state industries are downwind and the polluted air doesn't go towards Delhi. The UP government had objected to the closure of industries. It said that the Commission for Air Quality Management in the National Capital Region and Adjoining Areas (CAQM) decision to allow industries to work only 8 hours will affect the sugarcane and dairy industries. The Supreme Court directed UP to discuss the subject with the Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM). The commission told the Supreme Court in a statement that flying squads would monitor compliance on air pollution measures. Schools and colleges in Delhi and neighbouring areas will stay closed for now.