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War Against Pollution : Punjab Farmer Gifts Happy Seeders to Stop Stubble Burning

Oct 11, 2018 03:35 PM IST India India

Every year around the festive season air in North India becomes toxic. A major source of pollution is Stubble burning in Haryana ,Punjab and Uttar Pradesh. Estimates say 15 million tonnes of paddy straw are burnt every season. National Green Tribunal has banned stubble burning in 5 North Indian States. In 2017, Delhi's air quality index went up to 486 while the acceptable level is just 50.

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