Join hands to find permanent solution to pollution: Mohindra
Ludhiana – State Health and Family Welfare Minister Brahm Mohindra exhorted the political leadership of the state to join hands with the government to resolve the persistent pollution problem looming large at the face of the society. “It is the need of the hour that politicians cutting across the party lines come on joint platform to devise policy to check the pollution menace,” he said.Besides, the Health Minister reiterated the resolve of the government to provide quality healthcare services to the citizen of the state. Brahm Mohindra was in the city to participate in the function organised to distribute Sat Pal Mittal National awards on the Occasion of 128th birth anniversary of Jawahar Lal Nehru, first Prime Minister of the country. He said that though the pollution index has hinted that the pollution is down in the state as compare to the other states. He quoted the figures of the Punjab Pollution Control Board released on Sunday, which indicated that pollution level in the state has decreased by 44 per cent which is welcome state. He said that despite all the efforts pollution has been posing serious problems for the health hazards of the citizens. He said for the permanent solution of the pollution problem all the political parties must join hands cutting across the party lines. The Health Minister also warned Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to desist from playing politics on the issue of stubble burning.
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