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Hollywood star and environmentalist Leonardo DiCaprio gave a push for protected air in Delhi by posting on-line about the “hazardous pollution levels” within the Indian metropolis.

He took to Instagram to share the post together with his 37.9 million followers.

“#Regram #RG @extinctionrebellion: Over 1500 citizens gathered in at India Gate, in New Delhi, to demand immediate action on the city’s hazardous pollution levels,” he started his post.

He supported it with some statistics. “According to the World Health Organisation, air pollution in India is estimated to kill about 1.5 million individuals yearly; these statistics make air pollution the fifth-largest killer in India.

“People of all ages joined the demonstration, which succeeded to instantly set off motion for Indian residents: 1. The Indian Prime Ministers workplace arrange a particular panel to deal with the problem, inside a few hours of the protest. The panel is because of report on the problem inside 2 weeks. 2. The Supreme Court of India requested the Central Government and respective state governments to repair the crop and waste burning situation of Delhi inside a week. 3. The Center accepted that the Green Fund might be used to fight poisonous air pollution. 4. The Indian Prime Minister requested the Agriculture Ministry to distribute gear urgently in order that crop burning is not essential.”

Despite these guarantees, “the air remains to be unsafe and activists will hold the strain on till the air pollution reaches protected ranges”.

“The protest was organised by a collaboration of actions; @xrebellionind @LetMeBreathe_In @FridaysForFutureIndia_ together with different activists. Photography by Arjun Mahatta and co, by way of @FridaysForFuture #RightToBreathe #ExtinctionRebellion #IndiaGate #SolutionNotPollution #ActNow #RebelForLife,” he concluded.

DiCaprio lately hailed younger Swedish surroundings activist Greta Thunberg as “chief of our time” forward of a big rally led by {the teenager} in Los Angeles.

The 16-year-old had led a rally that attracted greater than 1,000 individuals as wildfires burnt throughout the state, stories aceshowbiz.com.

  • ByIANS