Delhi Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said Delhi Pollution also causing for ending crop stubble burning in Punjab. But it is not only Arvind Kejriwal but also Pakistan's Punjab government that requested Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh do something to tackle pollution by ending crop stubble burning in the state.
The Punjab (Pakistan) government also suggested a slew of measures to combat smog. In a tweet posted on Wednesday, the Pakistan province's government said that they have imposed a ban on stubble burning and would like Singh to take similar measures.
Capital state Delhi since last week, the northern part of the Indian sub-continent facing poor air quality by falling temperatures and by the burning of crop stubble in the paddy fields of Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh.
The Pakistani province's tweet came as a reply to Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal's tweet urging the CMs of Punjab (India) and Haryana to fix a time for a meeting to seek solution to the smog problem.
On Wednesday, Punjab chief minister Singh and his Delhi counterpart Kejriwal sparred on Twitter over increasing pollution levels in Delhi-NCR, due to, among other things, burning of crop stubble in Haryana and Punjab.
Singh firmly conveyed there's nothing he can do to ease the situation and said a solution has to come from the Centre. Kejriwal asked if they can just talk. And Singh said Punjab is 'helpless'.