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

October 26, 2018, 6:30 PM IST India India
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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.