Unbelievable: Why 60% of residents in Delhi and Mumbai want to relocate? Here's a grim revelation!

Delhi and Mumbai, the two mega cities that play crucial role in defining the future of India are in the verge of losing a part of their populace as most of the residents in these two cities have expressed that they are desperate to relocate. The grim revelation has flabbergasted thousands of people as the survey has become the talk of the country. 

Thanks to the worsening air pollution for being the reason for why a sea of people want to leave from these two cities. According to PTI, the survery of 4,000 people based out of Delhi, Mumbai and nearby areas was conducted by healthcare provider Pristyn Care and about 60% of the respondents said that they are considering relocation due to the deteriorating air pollution. 

"Six in 10 residents in Delhi and Mumbai might consider relocating due to poor air quality and pollution", the survey revealed. The survey has also brought to light that nine of ten respondents experiencing the most common symptoms of the deteriorating Air Quality Index (AQI) like shortness of breath, wheezing, sore throat, persistent coughing, and watery or itchy eyes.  

The findings from the survey had also underlined the adverse impact of declining air quality on the well-being of individuals, especially during the winter season. Furthermore, the respondents had also highlighted a rise of respiratory issues such as asthma and bronchitis among their loved ones during the winter season. 

As per the findings, 40 per cent of respondents have observed a deterioration in pre-existing respiratory issues such as asthma or bronchitis among their loved ones. "Four in 10 residents in Delhi and Mumbai seek medical attention for health issues related to air pollution every year or at least every few years", the survey said. 

Notably, with the view of decreasing their vulnerability to air pollution, around 35 per cent of respondents had said that they stopped outdoor activities such as exercising and running, while 30 per cent began to wear masks outdoors.