In a Twitter post, L-G Saxena shared a poster bearing a tagline — ‘The challenge we have inherited since years! Let’s come together to overcome it’.
Breathing issues, cough, fever, skin rashes, tuberculosis (TB), upset stomach, diarrhoea are some of the issues that the residents near Bhalswa landfill yard have been witnessing on a daily basis.
Nearly 100-200 "Red category" and highly polluting units are illegally operating in the Sarurpur Industrial area which burns approximately 40-50 tons of E-Waste daily which has made the region toxic.
Doctors say there has been a '30 to 40 per cent increase' in the number of people coming to hospitals with respiratory problems.