Here is a small experiment that I conducted on the noise levels in the city on a typical working day during my morning commute, stay at office and back to home. The same experiment was done in New York and San Francisco and a comparative chart was plotted to see the trend.
Check the article here : https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/new-delhi-loud-prashant-mudgal?trk=prof-post
The result : See for yourself!! By unnecessary honking and by blaring the loudspeakers you are causing stress not only to yourself but also causing hearing damage to yourself and other people in your vicinity.