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Taj Declaration to Beat Plastic Pollution adopted in Agra

Plan to make Taj Mahal premises litter-free

A ‘Taj Declaration to Beat Plastic Pollution’ was adopted here on Sunday as part of which efforts would be made to make the 500-metre area around the 17th century monument litter-free. Steps would also be taken to phase out single-use plastic there. Minister of State for Environment Mahesh Sharma

said India and the whole world was grappling with pollution due to plastics.PTI