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Nightlong Diwali crackers create huge smog over Delhi

India TV reporters [ Updated 14 Nov 2012, 16:27:17 ]
Nightlong Diwali crackers create huge smog over Delhi

New Delhi, Nov 14: India TV reporters went to different locations of the national capital on Diwali night to check the level of pollution due to Diwali crackers that went throughout the night. Till 9 am on Wednesday morning, large parts of the capital was enveloped in a huge smog.



Even India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Akshardham Temple and other major landmarks were not visible from a distance of 50 metres due to a thick envelope of smoke emanating from firecrackers.  

India TV reporters found the prestigious AIIMS hospital enveloped in a cloud of smoke on Diwali night with a large number of patients undergoing treatment inside.

Paharganj, Connaught Place, Gol Dakkhana, Raj Path, Mayur Vihar were also enveloped in thick smoke due to constant use of firecrackers.