Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar could not reach any conclusion but the two states have decided to work together on the issue of pollution hereon.
Even as Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh refused to meet his Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal, the latter was welcomed by Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar to discuss how to tackle the nagging issue of air pollution in both states.
After the meeting, Arvind Kejriwal and Manohar Lal Khattar jointly spoke to the media and said that in the future, Haryana, Punjab, Delhi and the Center need to jointly formulate strategies to fight the situation.
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said that the effect of smog was much less than last week as the climate is changing hence providing relief. He also added that, he is hopeful and will work with the Delhi government on the issue of pollution.
The two leaders said in a statement “We agreed upon the need for action on many measures aimed at predicting its re-occurrence in the winter of 2018.”
Kejriwal arrived at Chandigarh on Wednesday to meet Khattar. A meeting between both leaders was on at the time of filing this report.