New Delhi: Union Minister and BJP chief Bhupender Yadav on Wednesday, November 2, 2022, attacked Aam Aadmi Occasion over Punjab farm fires and mentioned that as of immediately, a state run by the AAP authorities has seen over 19 per cent rise in farm fires over 2021. Mentioning that Haryana, a state run by the BJP authorities has seen a 30.6 per cent drop in farm fires. Blaming AAP for rising air pollution within the nationwide capital, he mentioned, “there isn’t a doubt over who has turned Delhi right into a fuel chamber.”
“Pattern this: As of immediately, Punjab, a state run by the AAP authorities, has seen an over 19 per cent rise in farm fires over 2021. Haryana has seen a 30.6 per cent drop. Simply immediately, Punjab noticed 3,634 fires. There isn’t a doubt about who has turned Delhi right into a fuel chamber,” Yadav tweeted.
Pattern this: As of immediately, Punjab, a state run by the AAP authorities, has seen an over 19% rise in farm fires over 2021. Haryana has seen a 30.6% drop.
Simply immediately, Punjab noticed 3,634 fires.
There isn’t a doubt over who has turned Delhi right into a fuel chamber.
Questioning how? Learn on… pic.twitter.com/Nh8fYN9gnf
— Bhupender Yadav (@byadavbjp) November 2, 2022
AQI ‘very poor’ in Delhi
Earlier on Wednesday, the air pollution in and round Delhi reached an alarming degree because the air high quality index (AQI) has been recorded as very poor. In response to the Meteorological Division, the AQI in Delhi immediately was recorded at 354 which falls beneath the class of very poor.
As per the parameters set by the Union Ministry of Setting, Forest and Local weather Change, the AQI class from 301 to 400 is taken into account very poor and from 401 to 500 extreme. Additional, as per the knowledge supplied by the air high quality knowledge company `SAFAR`, the AQI in Anand Vihar was recorded within the extreme class at 406 immediately, adopted by ITO 382 and Akshardham 363.
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Earlier in October, Setting Ministry identified that rising incidents of stubble burning in Punjab this 12 months have turn into a matter of significant concern. Air High quality Index (AQI) is prone to sharply deteriorate as solely about 45-50 per cent of sown space within the state had been harvested until October 24.
CAQM on stubble burning statistics
Sources within the Setting Ministry had instructed ANI that the contribution of stubble burning to the adversarial air high quality in Delhi and the Nationwide Capital Area has been rising sharply and is about 18-20 per cent at the moment with the development solely prone to improve additional. As per the Commonplace Protocol developed by ISRO for Fee for Air High quality Administration (CAQM), for the interval September 15, 2022, to October 26, 2022, whole paddy residue burning occasions reported in Punjab are 7,036 in comparison with 6,463 for a similar interval over the past 12 months. CAQM additional said that about 70 per cent of farm fires throughout the present paddy harvesting season have been reported solely from six districts particularly Amritsar, Firozpur, Gurdaspur, Kapurthala, Patiala, and Tarn Taran.
These districts account for 4,899 instances towards a complete of seven,036 incidents in Punjab. These conventional six hotspot districts additionally accounted for about 65 per cent of the overall burning incidents over the past 12 months for a similar interval. Out of a complete of seven,036 reported instances, 4,315 stubble-burning incidences have been reported over the past six days alone i.e., about 61 per cent.
As per the Commonplace ISRO Protocol, for the interval of September 15 – October 28 this 12 months, a complete of 10,214 paddy residue burning occasions have been reported in Punjab in comparison with 7,648 for a similar interval over the past 12 months, which is a major improve of about 33.5 per cent. Whereas in Haryana, the overall variety of farm hearth occasions reported for the interval September 15, 2022, to October 26, 2022, is 1,495 in comparison with 2,010 for a similar interval final 12 months. There may be a few 26 per cent discount in paddy residue burning occasions in Haryana up to now throughout the present 12 months.