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Stubble Burning Continues To Pollute Delhi Air But Can We Blame Our Farmers?

Oct 26, 2018 03:00 PM IST India India

The great smog of North India is knocking the door and the stubble burning continues almost unabated. Can we lay the blame squarely on the farmers of Punjab & Haryana? Despite Government giving subsidies on the straw management machines. It is costing the farmers a lump-sum of Rs. 6000 per acre. Thus farmers prefer paying Rs.2500 as fine on paddy burning instead.