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.

Source: Correio da Manhã by

*The article has been translated based on the content of Correio da Manhã by If there is any problem regarding the content, copyright, please leave a report below the article. We will try to process as quickly as possible to protect the rights of the author. Thank you very much!

*We just want readers to access information more quickly and easily with other multilingual content, instead of information only available in a certain language.

*We always respect the copyright of the content of the author and always include the original link of the source article.If the author disagrees, just leave the report below the article, the article will be edited or deleted at the request of the author. Thanks very much! Best regards!