Who is responsible for pollution in the city?
This is how few media channels identifies the rootcause for an issue.
In reality, every citizen is responsible for the pollution in the city. Everyone who owns a motorcycle or any automobile contributes their part in polluting the city.
Everyone who consumes a lot of power unnecessarily is also contributing their part in polluting the city.
Municipal Corporation workers who burn waste on the roadside are adding pollution in the city.
Those who don’t turn off their vehicle engine at traffic signals are also contributing pollution in the city. A study on pollution in Mumbai states that standing one hour at a traffic signal in Mumbai is almost equal to smoking 100 cigarettes.
Every factory near the city is, of course, main contributors to pollution in the city.
Deforestation in the city to build infrastructure by the government is also contributing pollution in the city.
There is a lot hell of reasons why the city is getting polluted.
Keeping all of them aside, pointing fingers towards smokers and making them responsible for pollution in the city is funny.
Sometimes media reacts in a similar style to highlight minor issues keeping aside other important issues.
Cartoon on media
Cartoon on media in this post is just an example for media reaction towards common man and making them responsible for over discussed issues.
We can see these type of news now and then in local language news channels.
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