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This report analyze satellite observations of the air pollutant nitrogen dioxide (NO2) in the 8 capitals of Indian states or union territories with more than 2 million inhabitants in the 2011 census of India (Census of India 2011). The report reveals that levels of toxic NO2 air pollution have rebounded in 8 Indian state capitals one year after initial Covid-19 lockdowns went into effect