Issue Date: Mar 31, 2001
Life in Delhi seems to be just that. Reeling under pollution, the citizens live under a constant threat to their health. The urban sprawl, a deteriorating environment, haphazard industrial growth, exponenetial increase in the number of vehicles, a flawed transport policy, a nearly absent waste managament policy -- all thanks to bad governance -- has turned to Delhi into the fourth most polluted city in the world. One out of eight children born in Delhi suffer from asthma.