Islamabad: Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry stated here on Wednesday that all pollution in Lahore is caused by the cross border field fires.
He mentioned that the abysmal environmental conditions in India are resulting in polluting our environment.
He took to his Twitter handle and tweeted that “Min of Climate Change informed the Cabinet Pollution in Lahore is caused by cross border field fires and abysmal environmental conditions in India. The level of pollution at Wagah is double than Lahore city.”
He went on saying that the “Modi government is failing in every aspect, irresponsible governments are a curse.”
Min of Climate Change informed the Cabinet that Pollution in Lahore is caused by cross border field fires and abysmal environmental conditions in India level of pollution at Wagha is double than Lahore city, #Modi Govt is failing is every aspect irresponsible Govts are a curse
— Ch Fawad Hussain (@fawadchaudhry) October 30, 2019
Punjab Home Department
Moreover, Punjab Home Department has also imposed Section 144 (6) CrPC, 1898 according to which any person who will be caught burning crop residue, solid municipal waste, plastic and leather items will be charged by the government. He has banned the burning of all these items for a period of three months across the province.
The burning of solid municipal waste, tyres, plastic, polythene bags, rubber and leather items, etc. can create environmental problems for human life.