Delhi air pollution: 75% of children experience breathlessness, says study

The TERI report also stated that air in Delhi has a high concentration of major pollutant PM2.5, which it claimed is pushing Delhiites, especially children, towards respiratory and heart diseases.


With the onset of winters, Delhi’s air quality worsens every year. The climatic change leaves more than 75 per cent of the children feeling suffocated, according to Hindustan Times’ sister publication Livehindustan; the report is based on a study conducted by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI).