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(No, it is not version 2.5 of Narendra Modi.)
Bloomberg has something to say on that:
The Indian capital averaged 153 micrograms per cubic meter in 2013…That’s 15 times more than the average annual exposure recommended by the WHO.
And they also brought in a Cambridge statistician on the issue.
“That’s roughly 8 cigarettes a day,” said David Spiegelhalter, a statistician at the University of Cambridge.
Because India still largely depends on fossil fuels for running its industrial engine.