The air quality in the national capital region continued to remain under ‘very poor’ category as a thick blanket of haze engulfed the city.
People wearing anti-pollution mask, jogs through smog at Lodhi Garden in New Delhi.
Vehicles ply on a road as thick haze engulfs the city, in New Delhi. Delhi's air quality continued to remain in the very poor category as a thick haze engulfed the city which is battling alarming levels of pollution.
India's Rashtrapati Bhawan, or the Presidential Palace is partly visible due to smog as traffic plies on Rajapth, the ceremonial boulevard in New Delhi.
Government buildings are partly visible due to smog as people sit on a lawn in New Delhi. With air quality reduced to "very severe" in the Indian capital region, authorities are bracing for a major festival featuring massive fireworks that threatens to cloak New Delhi with more toxic smog and dust.