In an attempt to reduce traffic congestion to tackle pollution, the odd-even scheme was enforced in the national capital from November 4 to 15.
The SC asked the Centre to prepare a road map for installation of air-purifying towers across Delhi.
On Thursday, a number of children had written to PM Narendra Modi seeking his urgent intervention to mitigate the air pollution crisis.
Delhi-NCR gasped for breath today as the noxious smog pushed pollution levels in the region towards the 'emergency' zone for the third time in the last 15 days.
Pictures of schoolchildren with their faces covered with anti-pollution masks and handkerchiefs were shared widely on social media.
Even Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has admitted that there was a little 'confusion'. But he said it can be resolved with 'trust'.
The Supreme Court said that Delhi is choking every year and observed that no one is taking action to tackle the situation effectively.
BJP's Vijay Goel had broken the odd-even rule and paid a fine of Rs 2000 back in April 2016 as well, when it was implemented by the Arvind Kejriwal government.
The odd-even scheme will begin from 8 am on Monday, with only even-numbered non-transport vehicles allowed on Delhi roads on the first day of the exercise.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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