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Stubble burning adversely affects health: IMA president


Stubble burning adversely affects health: IMA president

New Delhi: Underlining the adverse impact of stubble burning on a person’s health, Ravi Wankhedkar, president of the Indian Medical Association (IMA), has advised people to stay indoors or wear N-95 masks at the time when smog envelops the region around November.

Wankhedkar speaking on burning of crop said residue leads to respiratory diseases like Tuberculosis and is equally harmfully for diabetic and cancer patient undergoing chemotherapy. “Stubble burning leads to respiratory diseases like Tuberculosis. People must stay indoors and those who go out must wear N-95 masks,” he said.

As the harvest season is around the corner, the threat of air pollution in the northern region is looming due to the burning of paddy stubble in the neighbouring states. Despite the prohibition on the burning of crop residue, stubble burning has been witnessed in several adjoining states of the Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR).

The air quality in Delhi usually starts plummeting during October-November due to slow winds and dropping temperatures. Pollutants like sand particles and smoke closer to the ground get trapped because of this weather condition, turning the national capital into a virtual gas chamber




Source: ANI
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    Dr Ramesh Vardhan October 21, 2018, 11:41 am

    OUT OF 20 HIGHLY POLLUTED CITIES IN THE WORLD 16 OF THEM IN INDIA ALONE , WHAT A SHAME. MORE THAN 2000000 PEOPLE HAVE A MISERABLE DEATH ANNUALLY. WHAT A SHAME. THAT\’S REASON I QUITE OFTEN CALL OUR GOVERNANCE INEFFICIENT, INEFFECTIVE, IRRESPONSIBLE, OFTEN COME OUT WITH IDIOTIC EXPLANATIONS .THEY LACK CONCERN, CURRAGE , CONVICTION TO IMPLEMENT THE RULES AND REGULATE NORMS. THEY HAVE ALL THE TIME , ENERGY & ENTHUSIASM TO BE BUSY IN IMPRESSING THEIR BOSSES,( BAD ASS) INSTEAD OF SERVING MASSES. MAJORITY OF OUR BABUS ARE CORRUPT,CASTIEST , CUNNING, CARELESS CROOKS. THEY LACK FEAR, SHAME & GUILT. MOST OF THEM TAKEN UP BABUGIRI TO ENJOY POWER POSITION & PREVILAGES DURING & EVEN AFTER THE RETAIRMENT. IN INDIA MOST SECURED & PROCURED JOB IS BABUGIRI . As long as Bubus are governing our country, this can never improve or progress even to catch up Our neighborhing China . TODAY I WATCHING. LOKSABA / RAYASABA TELEVISION , IN WHICH IT WAS SHOWN THEY WAY CAUGHT & IMPRISONED MORE THAN 100000 CURROPT PEOPLE IN THE GOVERNANCE. IF WE ADOPT SUCH MEASURES , I AM SURE ATLEAST 50% OF OUR BABUS THE BUEROCRATES, LAWMAKERS & JUDICIARY LIKELY TO BE BEHIND THE BARS. BABU MUKTHA BHARAT IS THE NEED OF THE HOUR \” \”BABU BAGAV DESH BACHAV \” I THINK THEY ACT LIKE THE AGENTS OF BLOODY BRITISH . THEY ARE NOTHING BUT LEFT OVER GARBAGE OF BLOODY BRITISH RAJ. ONLY PROFESSIONALS / TECHNOCRATS CAN SAVE THIS COUNTRY FROM THE DISASTERS.

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    Dr Ramesh vardhan October 20, 2018, 12:09 pm

    WHERE IS SUPREME COURT, PARLIAMENT & BABUS THE BUEROCRATES ???. THEY POKE THEIR NOSE IN EACH EVERY ONE\’S BUSINESS. IN WANTED CASES / ISSUES THEY BECOME EXTRA ACTIVE. WHEN IT COMES TO THE HEALTH CARE OF THE MILLIONS CITIZENS , THEY ARE DUMBSTRUCK. PERFECT EXAMPLE OF CRIMINAL NEGLIGENCE . The media is making best use the situation to increase it\’s TRP BY REPEATEDLY SHOWING SHAME / SHAM/ SAME SHIT REPEATEDLY. SOME ONE\’S LOSS MEDIA\’S GAIN ?.