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It’s mid-August, the time of the year when more than a billion people of Indian ancestry around the globe will celebrate the defining moment that triggered the end of European colonial rule over much of Asia and Africa.
Air pollution battle in India needs a sense of urgency
If India takes the top place in GDP growth globally, why we have such lower targets in meeting air quality over five years, particularly considering the fact that it is the 65 percent of India’s young population would be the main victims of the worsening air quality, writes Rajendra Shende for South Asia Monitor .