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Centre tells Lok Sabha no data available to establish deaths due to air pollution

In her reply, she also highlighted the Central Sector schemes such as the Promotion of Agricultural Mechanization for in-situ management of Crop Residue which has been initiated in Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, and NCT of Delhi.

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The Winter Session of Lok Sabha is underway and on Friday, the Minister of State for Health, Bharati Pravin Pawar, told the lower house that there is no data available to establish a direct connection between death or disease especially due to air pollution. The winter session commenced on December 7.

The minister, in her reply, further did highlight that air pollution is among the factors that add to respiratory problems which are faced by many.

The Minister of State for Health, Bharati Pravin Pawar also listed several initiatives that are being taken by the state to tackle the problems related to air pollution. The initiatives listed include Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) under which women and children are provided clean cooking fuel – LPG; other initiatives also include the Swachh Bharat Mission which also touches upon the part of Swach Hawa.

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In her reply, she also highlighted the Central Sector schemes such as the Promotion of Agricultural Mechanization for in-situ management of Crop Residue which has been initiated in Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, and NCT of Delhi. Pawar further added that Sustainable Alternative towards Affordable Transportation (SATAT) has been launched by the Government to establish Compressed Bio-Gas (CBG) production plants in order to have the market available with CBG for use in automotive fuels.

The Minister of state Health also added that a plan of action also has been designed and rolled out for implementation which caters to city-specific issues to tackle the challenges of Air pollution problems such as Vehicular emissions, road dust, burning of biomass, crop, garbage, municipal solid waste, landfills, construction activities, industrial emission and more.

Pawar in her reply also talked about the launched National Programme on Climate Change and Human Health by the Ministry of Health at the National Centre for Disease Control that was launched back in 2019. She expounded that the programme has been expanded in all the states and Union Territories.

Air Pollution in India

Air pollution has been one of the biggest emerging challenges for India as it has been taking a toll on its citizens. According to the State of Global Air report 2022, Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai were named as one of the most affected cities in the world. The World Air Quality Index 2022 also included the three cities and smaller cities like Kanpur and Rohtak to be the most affected.

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Delhi Mayor election postponed for third time, AAP to approach Supreme Court

AAP has fielded Shaili Oberoi and BJP has fielded Rekha Gupta as its candidate for the post of mayor

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Delhi Mayor election postponed for third time, AAP to approach Supreme Court

The election of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi has been postponed once again. In such a situation, the election of mayor, deputy mayor and permanent members will now be held on the next date. It was told that the proceedings were adjourned due to uproar in the House.

Under the Delhi Municipal Corporation Act 1957, the election of the mayor and deputy mayor should be done in the first meeting of the municipal body. Although two months have passed since the municipal elections, but till now the city has not got a new mayor.

Earlier, the meeting of the MCD House was called twice on January 6 and January 24, but due to uproar by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) corporators, the presiding officer adjourned the proceedings without holding the election of the mayor. Gave.

AAP has fielded Shaili Oberoi and BJP has fielded Rekha Gupta as its candidate for the post of mayor. AAP and BJP had fielded Aale Mohammad Iqbal and Kamal Bagdi respectively for the post of Deputy Mayor. Along with these, six members of the Standing Committee of MCD are also likely to be elected today.

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Tussle between BJP and AAP even before the meeting

On the other hand, Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has instructed its councilors to create ruckus like last time to disrupt the mayor’s election.

Sisodia tweeted that BJP has instructed its councilors not to allow the mayor’s election to be held again in the MCD meeting on Monday. The BJP councilors have been told to create ruckus on some pretext as soon as the house starts. The presiding officer will again adjourn the House indefinitely like last time. The Lieutenant Governor will again give the date after 20 days.

Countering this, BJP’s Delhi unit’s working president Virendra Sachdeva said that if the House is adjourned on Monday, Kejriwal will be responsible for it.

The BJP leader said that AAP is not confident of its majority and has instructed its councilors to adjourn the House by creating ruckus on any issue. If the House is adjourned even today, Arvind Kejriwal will be responsible for it.

AAP emerged as the single largest party with 134 councilors in the MCD elections, while the BJP won 104 seats. The Congress had won nine seats.

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Congress including 12 Opposition parties demand discussion, probe on Adani-Hindenburg case

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Congress including 12 Opposition parties demand discussion, probe on Adani-Hindenburg case

Today in the Parliament, the opposition is likely be loud regarding the Adani-Hindenburg case. The opposition created ruckus in the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha on last Friday raising the matter, after which the proceedings were adjourned till 11 am today.

As many as 12 Opposition parties including Congress, DMK, NCP, BRS, JD(U), SP, CPM, CPI Kerala Cong(Jose Mani), JMM, RLD, RSP, AAP, IUML, RJD & Shiv Sena held a meeting in LoP Mallikarjun Kharge’s Chamber in Parliament Building to work out a strategy on Adani-Hindenburg & other issues.

The MPs of these parties have gathered in protest in front of the Gandhi statue on Parliament premises and have demanded a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) or Supreme Court-monitored investigation in the Adani Group issue.

Notably, the Congress party is also going to protest across the country on Monday regarding the Adani case. All the Congress leaders will raise slogans against the Centre in front of LIC and SBI offices in all the districts.

Earlier, Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge has called a meeting of leaders of all opposition parties at 9:30 am today. Along with the Adani case, the opposition can also attack Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Centre regarding the BBC documentary.

Opposition lashes out at Modi government

TMC MP Derek O’Brien said that there is a good chance to corner the government in Parliament. On the other hand, the one who creates ruckus, his collusion with BJP can be seen. The Congress has made a direct attack on PM Modi regarding the Adani Group controversy.

Jairam Ramesh tweeted and wrote, PM cannot escape by saying , what they were of Adani’s. At the same time, the JDU president also attacked the Modi government on this matter and said that corporate fraud has taken place in the country. Why is the Government silent? Congress says that it wants to talk about this whole matter in the Parliament but they are not being given a chance.

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Delhi Mayor election: MCD Mayor to get elected today after two failed attempts

There are possibilities of an uproar in the third meeting to be held on Monday

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Delhi Mayor election: MCD Mayor to get elected today after two failed attempts

Election of Mayor and Deputy Mayor will be held in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi on Monday. However, this election has been postponed twice earlier due to uproar in the house. All the members of MCD have already been sworn in. Voting will be held for the election of mayor at around 11 am. Earlier, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) had written a letter to the Protem Speaker. In which it has been said that the nominated councilors will not be given voting rights.

There are possibilities of an uproar in the third meeting to be held on Monday regarding the election of the Mayor of Delhi. Once again there can be uproar during the elections on the issue of nominated members.

The election of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi was held in December last year. In this election, out of 250 seats of MCD, Aam Aadmi Party won 134 seats. Now before the election, all the 135 councilors of AAP have also written a letter to the presiding officer Satya Sharma. AAP councilors wrote a letter to the presiding officer demanding that the nominated councilors be banned from voting in the elections for the mayor, deputy mayor and members of the standing committee.

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Before the mayoral election, Deputy CM Manish Sisodia tweeted against BJP. The tweet reads, BJP has instructed its councilors not to allow the mayoral election in the MCD meeting again today. BJP councilors have been asked to create ruckus on some pretext as soon as the house starts. The presiding officer will again adjourn the house sine die like last time. LG will again give the date after 20 days.

AAP’s candidate- Shelly Oberoi, BJP fields Rekha Gupta

The Aam Aadmi Party has made Shelly Oberoi its candidate for the post of Mayor in this election. While BJP has fielded Rekha Gupta as its candidate for the post of Mayor. Shelly Oberoi had also filed a petition in the Supreme Court regarding the mayor’s election, in the petition there was a demand for early elections. However, it was withdrawn on the grounds that elections are going to be held on February 6.

House meeting will be held on the fourth floor

The meeting of the House will be held on the fourth floor. Paramilitary forces will also be deployed along with Delhi Police to control the ruckus and any kind of situation. Adequate number of Civil Defence volunteers and commandos will be deployed inside the House as well.

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