Post­pone marathon: IMA

Hindustan Times (Gurgaon) - - Metro -

NEW DELHI : The Delhi High Court on Tues­day sought re­sponse from the city gov­ern­ment, po­lice and Delhi Pol­lu­tion Con­trol Com­mit­tee (DPCC) af­ter re­ceiv­ing a let­ter from the In­dian Med­i­cal As­so­ci­a­tion (IMA), urg­ing that the Air­tel Delhi Half Marathon sched­uled for November 19 be post­poned due to poor air qual­ity.

Also is­su­ing no­tice to the or­gan­is­ers of the Half Marathon, a bench of Jus­tice Ravin­dra Bhat and Jus­tice Sanjeev Sachdeva asked them to file their re­sponses be­fore November 16, the next date of hear­ing. The air qual­ity is poor and it would be un­safe to con­tinue with the marathon, the IMA said.

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