Smog politics: blame game on between Delhi, Punjab
Smog politics: blame game on between Delhi, Punjab
Vehicles drive through heavy smog in Delhi on November 8
12 November, 2017, 04:39
While Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said he wanted to meet his Punjab counterpart Capt Amarinder Singh to know how much money would be needed to change the practice, Singh said his meeting with Kejriwal would not resolve any issue.
Singh even called Kejriwal a "peculiar person with views on everything but no understanding".
"Have requested PM to convene meeting of Chief Ministers of affected states along with union ministers". "I have been seeking a meeting with both Haryana and Punjab chief ministers since yesterday, but I have not received any response", Kejriwal said.
The Pakistan government's tweet came in a reply to Kejriwal's tweet where he urged Singh for an "emergency" interstate meet and blamed crop burning in Punjab for the major cause of smog in the national capital and to find a solution to the issue.
This follows the two CMs had slugged it out on Twitter on Wednesday. People and government of Delhi are ready to take all steps but these steps will not be enough until a solution to crop burning is found. To this Kejriwal replied, "Sir, it wud be best if we met. Cud u kindly share estimated funds reqd?"
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He urged the Centre to "rise to the occasion" and "come to the rescue" of the farmers with financial aid to compensate for stubble management.
In 2016-17 and 2017-18, about Rs 98 crore was allocated to Punjab for crop residue management under the Sub-Mission on Agriculture Mechanisation, but data released on Friday showed that none of it was spent.
"However, what is probably not being understood in proper perspective is that a problem, which is essentially scientific and economic can not be tackled through other means, including coercion", he said.
The CM pointed out that most of north India, including the national capital New Delhi, is now in the throes of a pollution crisis, induced largely by burning of paddy straw in the paddy-growing areas of Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. The National Green Tribunal has directed Delhi and the four states to take strict measures to deal with the pollution problem, it said in a statement.
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