Delhi News Highlights: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said the yogshala programme will continue in the city despite L-G’s disapproval. Alleging the BJP has stopped the programme using political pressure on officers and bureaucrats, the Delhi CM said yogshala program had around 1700 attendees at 590 parks with some of them going through post covid complications. “I appeal to all the yoga teachers to continue the program. I will not the let the classes stop. Even if I will have to beg in streets to provide yoga classes to the people of Delhi, I will beg.” Kejriwal said.
Meanwhile, two persons lost their lives in a fire that broke out at a footwear factory in Narela on Tuesday morning. A call about the incident was made around 9.30 am. Delhi Fire Services said they rushed to the spot with 10 fire tenders. The fire has been doused now.
In other news, Delhi’s 24-hour average air quality index (AQI) was in the ‘severe’ category on Tuesday, according to data from the Central Pollution Control Board updated at 9.10 am. The national capital recorded an average AQI of 426 at 9.10 am. AQI between 401 and 500 is considered to be ‘severe’.