According to a study carried out by the Pune Municipal Corporation, pollution levels of the Mula-Mutha rivers have gone lower than even what CPCB recommends.
Pune, along with 89 other Indian cities, has recorded a significant drop in air pollution during the country-wide lockdown.
Last weekend, particularly on Saturday, the air quality was worse than that on Diwali day in Pune city.
The fizzes and bangs of fireworks that light up the night sky have become synonymous with the festival of Diwali. The whizzing colours and the explosions that leave your heart pounding may be fun, but these pretty pollutants come at a price.
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