Why India needs to worry about its air pollution

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New Delhi: The recent ‘State of Global Air 2017’ report has stated India now accounts for the maximum number of premature deaths from air pollution in the world. Not only has India surpassed China, a study by medical journal The Lancet, had also said that the air we breathe in India is turning more toxic by the day and an average of two deaths take place daily due to air pollution. However, the environment minister Anil Dave expressing reservations about both reports has said that the health ministry will come out with its own report, saying “a proud nation always believes in its own data.”

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