NEW DELHI: Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said that his government may take a decision on bringing back odd-even formula either today or tomorrow.
Speaking at an event in Delhi, Kejriwal said, “Decision on Odd-Even formula will be taken by today or tomorrow, if need arises.”
Kejriwal, who had written to chief ministers of Haryana and Punjab requesting for a meeting to find a solution to tackle the alarming rise in air pollution, said that If everyone, central govt, UP, Punjab and Haryana governments come together and put aside politics a solution can be found.
He said, “Until state govts don’t find economically viable solutions to crop burning it will not stop.”
However, residents in Delhi, are facing severe health risks, ranging from bronchitis, asthma, burning sensation in eyes, variety of air borne skin diseases which may put the city to a standstill. Due to the severity of the “health emergency” in Delhi, schools in the capital city have been shut down for the benefit of children and to reduce the number of vehicles on the road as well.