New Delhi: The Supreme Courtroom Wednesday mentioned it’s a query of life and dying of crores of individuals in Delhi-NCR area which is going through extreme air air pollution and the authorities need to be held accountable for its failure to curb it.
“Can you permit people to die like this due to pollution? Can you permit the country to go back by 100 years,” noticed a bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra.
“We have to make government responsible for this,” the bench mentioned and requested, “Why can’t govt equipment cease stubble burning?
Coming down closely on state governments, the highest courtroom mentioned that in the event that they don’t trouble about individuals, they don’t have any proper to be in energy.
“You (states) have forgotten the idea of welfare authorities. They aren’t bothered about poor individuals, that is very unlucky,” mentioned the bench, additionally comprising Justice Deepak Gupta.
It additionally questioned as to why the state governments can’t gather and buy stubble from farmers.
“We expect more from democratic government of the country to deal with issue of stubble burning and curb pollution,” the bench mentioned, including that “it is a question of life and death of crores of people. We have to make govt responsible for this”.