Punjab govt urged to take measures for combating smog
The resolution stated that the air pollution and smog in Lahore has been rapidly increasing and the Punjab government did not take any significant steps to prevent the smog from impacting the citizens.
Moreover, the atmosphere in Lahore is extremely harmful to health, and Lahore—once called a city of gardens—is now ranked second-worst in terms of the air quality index.
The number of polluted particles recorded in the city on Monday is 231 while smog becoming a cause of eyes, throat, and bladder diseases.
People in Lahore also face difficulty in breathing due to smog.
Stubble burning is one of the major sources of acrid smog.