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Delhi schools to remain closed on Nov 3-4 amid growing concerns over depleting air quality

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HT Digital,

Delhi, Nov 2: As the air quality degrades, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday announced that all government and private primary schools in the national capital will remain closed on November 3 and 4.

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“In light of the rising pollution levels, all govt and private primary schools in Delhi will remain closed for the next 2 days,” the chief minister posted on his personal X account.

This comes after the Air Quality Index (AQI) was recorded at 402 this evening.

Meanwhile, the Delhi government imposed ban on all non-essential construction work in the national capital and restricts the entry of diesel trucks to curb degrading air quality in the city.

Furthermore, the 24-hour average AQI was 364 on Wednesday, 359 on Tuesday, 347 on Monday, 325 on Sunday, 304 on Saturday, and 261 on Friday.

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