As a resident of Kanpur, write a formal letter to the Editor of a
prominent newspaper highlighting the problem discussed in B2.
Also give some suggestions on how this problem can be reduced.
A-43 Civil lines
14 January 20..
The Times of India
Body of the letter
Subject: Problem of pollution in Kanpur.
Through the columns of your esteemed newspaper I would like to
draw the attention of the honourable Chairman of Municipal
Corporation of Kanpur towards acute pollution problems in the
city. The industrial city of Kanpur is the home of millions of
people. They have become the victims of pollution of all kinds -
air pollution,water pollution and noise pollution. Over the years
the city has witnessed the setting up of many industrial units in
chemicals ,tanning sector etc. These industrial units are
polluting by nature. Most of the industrial units are not
conforming to the environmental and pollution control standards.
The effect being that the city is facing the problem of
pollution. The waste water disposal system is also not proper
resulting in water loggerheads here and there. The residents of
the city are not getting fresh water from the river as the
industrial units are discharging chemical wastes in the river.
The air pollution is very acute resulting in skin and lung
diseases, and even cancer. The residents of Kanpur experience
very disturbing moments due to sound pollution. The vehicles are
not conforming to the emission norms and sound pollution norms.
In this context, the concerned authorities should undertake
measures to curb the problem of pollution in Kanpur. The
authorities should invoke the relevant sections of environmental
laws of the country and the constitution to bring the polluters
to book. Awareness campaigns to educate the polluters should be
conducted to bring the problem under control.
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