Struggle for clean air

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A traffic policeman wears a mask as he manages commuter vehicles in Ghaziabad, on the outskirts of New Delhi. AFP Photo

A traffic policeman wears a mask as he manages commuter vehicles in Ghaziabad, on the outskirts of New Delhi. AFP Photo

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Children walk past a pile of burning garbage beside a road in Faridabad on the outskirts of New Delhi. AFP Photo

Children walk past a pile of burning garbage beside a road in Faridabad on the outskirts of New Delhi. AFP Photo

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Polythene bags on fire along with other waste material at a garbage dump in Sahibabad in Ghaziabad. AFP Photo

Polythene bags on fire along with other waste material at a garbage dump in Sahibabad in Ghaziabad. AFP Photo

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A child rummages through garbage in an open space adjoining a slum in Mumbai. AFP Photo

A child rummages through garbage in an open space adjoining a slum in Mumbai. AFP Photo

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A boy plays cricket on a beach strewn with plastic garbage in Mumbai. AFP Photo

A boy plays cricket on a beach strewn with plastic garbage in Mumbai. AFP Photo

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A motorcyclist rides with smoke belching from his machine in New Delhi. AFP Photo

A motorcyclist rides with smoke belching from his machine in New Delhi. AFP Photo

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A pedestrian covers his face with a handerchief as he walks along a busy street in New Delhi. AFP Photo

A pedestrian covers his face with a handerchief as he walks along a busy street in New Delhi. AFP Photo

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Children of boatmen play in a dry river bed area as the water level of Ganga recedes due to extreme hot weather and short water supply from Tehri dam, in Allahabad. AFP Photo

Children of boatmen play in a dry river bed area as the water level of Ganga recedes due to extreme hot weather and short water supply from Tehri dam, in Allahabad. AFP Photo

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