Indian capital closes schools for a week due to pollution levels – World


New Delhi ordered on Saturday the closure of schools, the suspension of construction and sent public employees to telework for a week due to air pollution that reached alarming levels in recent days.

“From Monday, schools will be closed so that children do not have to breathe polluted air,” the Indian capital’s chief minister, Arvind Kejriwal, told reporters.

Delhi schools will have to hold classes online from Monday, all construction activity will be closed and Government offices will work from home for a week, continued Arvind Kejriwal.


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