Study reveals that India has 22 of the top 30 most polluted cities in the world

Study reveals that India has 22 of the top 30 most polluted cities in the world
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As per reports by IQ Air Visual and Greenpeace, the battle of SouthAsia regarding the deteriorating air quality and the global climate accord India is said to be comprised of seven of the top 10 of the most polluted cities existing in the world Gurgaon located in the capital of India New Delhi, is the most polluted city in the world

Highlights: Gurgaon located in the capital of India New Delhi, is the most polluted city in the world.

NEW DELHI: As per reports by IQ Air Visual and Greenpeace, the battle of South-Asia regarding the deteriorating air quality and the global climate accord. India is said to be comprised of seven of the top 10 of the most polluted cities existing in the world. Gurgaon located in the capital of India New Delhi, is the most polluted city in the world.

The index measures the presence of PM 2.5 which is a pollutant which can go deep in the lungs and bloodstream of a human being causing several respiratory and other lung diseases. Along with the death toll arising with these pollution figures, there's an estimated cost of USD 225 billion in lost labour and trillions in medical costs.

India has 22 of the top 30 most polluted cities in the world with China having 5, Pakistan with 2 and one in Bangladesh.

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