Chennai, September 16 (BPNS)
The youth leader of Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) and former Union minister, Dr. Anbumani Ramadoss has written a letter to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, M.K. Stalin urging him for immediate implementation of the Clean Air action plan.
The former Union minister pointed out that the Southern Bench of the National Green Tribunal(NGT) has sought a response from Tamil Nadu and other states regarding implementation of Clean Air Action plan as envisaged in the National Clean Air Programme.
He called upon the Chief Minister that the state government should formulate and implement the Clean Air Action plan without delay. The PMK leader also expressed his disappointment of the state of Tamil Nadu not implementing the Clean Air Action plan even after the mention from the NGT.
Dr.Anbumani in the letter to Stalin said that the Clean Air Action plan should include global practices on Clean Air Action plan as well as points mentioned by the United Nations in its documents including its document on Air Pollution in Asia and the Pacific: Science-based solutions report.
He also said that the Clean Air Action plan must be formulated after receiving comments from NGO’s, general public, political parties, members of parliament, members of legislative assemblies and representatives of local bodies.