Air pollution in Agra increased on Diwali


Agra: Haze over Taj Mahal – Photo: Amar Ujala

On Diwali, the air in the city was stifled with firecrackers exploding in defiance of orders. The Central Pollution Control Board examined pollution data before Diwali and on Diwali day, and found that air quality is more than double now compared to the previous week, while this year’s air is also worse than diwali last year. Too much poison. People got upset due to heavy pollution after 10pm on Diwali night. The surprising aspect is that most of the pollution in the city was found to have increased around the Taj Mahal, while the TTZ authority has imposed many restrictions in the name of protecting the Taj from pollution. According to the Central Pollution Control Board, the air quality index stood at 429 on Friday, up from 280 just 24 hours ago. There was a sudden increase in the level of pollution due to fireworks only at night.

Agra: A blanket of fog covered the city – Photo: Amar Ujala

The largest pollution in the city was recorded near the Taj Mahal. On the other hand, Agra Smart City, near Shahjahan Park, is working on the installation of water pipes. Not only on Diwali, but even on Govardhan Puja day, people continued to experience breathing difficulties due to dust particles exceeding 500 until evening.

Agra: Fog on Diwali – Photo: Amar Ujala

the wind stifled like this

Due to the dust that comes out of the excavation roads for sewer, water, gas.

During construction, due to lack of water spray, sand was washed away.

PM particles increased as thousands of vehicles got stuck in traffic jams.

On Diwali, twice as much waste was disposed of by burning.

The smoke from the firecrackers has been dissolving into the atmosphere since Thursday night.

– PM 10, PM 2.5 particles increased in Taj and Nunihai.

– Nitrogen dioxide concentration was found to increase at the center of thrust.

Agra: Fog on the road – Photo: Amar Ujala

the wind stifled like this

Due to the dust that comes out of the excavation roads for sewer, water, gas.

During construction, due to lack of water spray, sand was washed away.

PM particles increased as thousands of vehicles got stuck in traffic jams.

On Diwali, twice as much waste was disposed of by burning.

The smoke from the firecrackers has been dissolving into the atmosphere since Thursday night.

– PM 10, PM 2.5 particles increased in Taj and Nunihai.

– Nitrogen dioxide concentration was found to increase at the center of thrust.

Air pollution in Agra – Photo: Amar Ujala

poison dissolved in effervescence

AQI Location


Taj Mahal 525

Nunihai 458

Shahjahan Park 465

Sanjay Place 435

Housing complex 427

Shastripuram 402

Manoharpur 396


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