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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal calls special assembly session over Centre’s notification

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By NewsGram Staff Writer

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal led Aam Aadmi Party government today announced that a two-day special session of the Delhi Assembly  will be held on May 26 and May 27 to discuss the controversial notification issued by the Centre.

“A special session has been called on May 26 and May 27 to discuss the Centre’s notification which has taken away power from the Delhi assembly,” the Delhi government said in a statement.

The statement further said that legal opinions from constitutional expert  former Solicitor General of India Gopal Subramanium were placed before the cabinet and discussed in the meeting.

Earlier in the day former solicitor general Gopal Subramanium had said that the Central Government’s notification giving Delhi’s Lieutenant Governor, Najeeb Jung, the final say in posting and transfer of Delhi government bureaucrats is “illegal and unconstitutional.

After Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal sought the former solicitor general’s opinion on the ongoing tussle, Subramanium said, “It singularly lacks propriety when the president is still seized with the question.”

“The cabinet also decided that depending on the requirement, the session can be extended further,” the statement said.

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Delhi Breathes Hazardous Air, Once Again

It has predicted a "no significant improvement" in the air that we breathe, at least immediately

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Toxic high pollution in the Delhi-NCR is not only taking a toll on people's health but is also adversely affecting their skin. Pixabay

Delhi on Monday woke up to hazardous levels of air quality, once again, with the index hitting a whopping 582.

Delhi’s overall pm 2.5 level reached a maximum of 555, while pm 10 levels reached a maximum of 695. Both are prime indicators of how bad or good the air quality is.

Meanwhile, AQI levels in suburban Noida also touched 444 which is unhealthy, but Gurugram remained relatively better at 282, which is also unhealthy.

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The AQI index of Delhi is at emergency levels. Pixabay

The Centre-run System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR) on Sunday advised Delhites to reduce prolonged or heavy exertion. “Take more breaks and do less intense activities. Asthmatics, keep medicine ready if symptoms of coughing or shortness of breath occur. Heart patients, see a doctor if you get palpitations, shortness of breath, or unusual fatigue,” it said in an advisory.

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SAFAR in its air quality forecast said: “Under the calm, cold and moist conditions, dense fog is likely for the next 24 hours. Few biomass fire counts are observed, no significant biomass fire pm 2.5 contribution is expected in the coming days.” It has predicted a “no significant improvement” in the air that we breathe, at least immediately. (IANS)