New Delhi: The national capital has occupied the 10th place in the list of most polluted cities in India, thus, making a marginal improvement in comparison to last year, Greenpeace India report said on Tuesday. Delhi had occupied the 8th spot in 2019. Also Read - 17-Year-old Beaten, Stabbed For Protesting Lewd Remarks on Sister in Delhi's Kalkaji
Further, Coal-belching Jharia Jharia in Jharkhand is the most polluted city in India. Mizoram’ Lunglei is the least polluted, which is followed by Meghalaya’s Dowki. Also Read - 1 Dead After Fire Breaks Out at Factory in Delhi's Pratap Nagar
Jharkhand’s Dhanbad, known for its rich coal reserves and industries, is the second-most polluted city in India, according to the report based on analysis of PM10 data from 287 cities across the country. Also Read - Delhi Govt Warns Clubs, Hotels Against Liquor Bottles Without 2D Bar-Code | What Does it Mean
Six of the top-10 polluted cities are in Uttar Pradesh — Noida, Ghaziabad, Bareilly, Allahabad, Moradabad and Firozabad.