Priyanka Gandhi urges people to unite on pollution

NEW DELHI: Secretary General of Congress Priyanka Gandhi Vadra urged people to join the issue of pollution Inside and UP, saying is our right and responsibility.

She cited the example of London where in 1952 thousands of people died due to pollution and the people took to the streets and brought a law for clean air there.

"Why is there a need today to seriously think about the issue of pollution . The air is toxic in Delhi, Noida, Ghaziabad, Kanpur, Banares, Lucknow and many other cities. In this very air, our children go to school and our labourers and common people go to work," she said in a tweet in Hindi using hashtag "LetsUniteAgainstPollution".

In 1952, in London, when a dangerous smog claimed the lives of 12,000 people. The city was clogged and thousands of people got sick. After such a big disaster, a law for clean air was brought, he said.

"The way we do certain things to improve our lives, take life insurance and do workout. We should make one attempt against pollution too as clean air is our right as also our responsibility," she said on Twitter.