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Delhi pollution to worsen in festive season; Punjab farmers start burning stubble

13 October 2017, 11:03 | Silvia Roy

Delhi pollution to worsen in festive season; Punjab farmers start burning stubble

Is It Only About Pollution In Delhi? Will Burn Stubble Till Demands Are Met' Say Punjab Farmers

Addressing the farmers, the union leaders argued that while the NGT had banned stubble burning, the state government was yet to announce any kind of financial aid for the farmers to help them use the stubble instead of burning it. Dr Sidhu said there were many ways to manage paddy stubble, but using it as fodder was the cheapest means for farmer.

The lawyer said the ban on stubble burning was not serving any positive objective neither to improve environment nor good for agriculture and also suggested converting agriculture residue into organic manure.

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Bathinda: Openly defying the orders of the Punjab government banning stubble burning, farmer organization Bharatiya Kisan Union (Ekta Ugrahan) called upon its members to lay siege to the officials try to impose fines for burning paddy straw. "Our expense will increase if we don't burn stubble; our land will not be ready for sowing and the cropping season will get delayed", said a protesting farmer, and added that government should pay them compensation to cover their losses.

He has claimed that a suitable alternative to stubble burning would be composting of the crop residue. The Punjab government's demand for a bonus of Rs 100 per quintal from the Union government has not been accepted.

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"The NTPC along with some biomass power plants, according to some reports, had expressed their willingness to buy paddy residue from the farmers of the neighbouring states", counsel of farmers I.K. Kapila told IANS.

During the last hearing of the matter, several farmers from Punjab gathered outside the NGT office, alleging that the state government did not help them and is now threatening them with penalties.

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On Wednesday, farmers in Karnal also burned stubble, saying they had no other option. Some "12 farmers appeared, no one raised objection to that", Kapila said.



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