Capital punishment

Published: Saturday 31 March 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. If Delhi continues to grow unplanned its citizens face a bleak future.

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