Stubble burning rampant in villages near Sultanpur Lodhi

  • | Wednesday | 23rd October, 2019

Practice leads to less visibility | 114 challaned last yr in KapurthalaAjay JoshiTribune News ServiceKapurthala, October 22Though the government is making efforts to give a facelift to Sultanpur Lodhi, there is no check on stubble burning in its adjoining villages. In fields leading to the holy city, the harvesting of paddy crop is still in progress and to get rid of the crop residue, farmers are engaged in the practice of burning stubble. Despite several instructions issued by the state government, farmers in the district can be seen engaged in stubble burning. They are of the view that burning residue not only saves their money but also keeps the texture of their soil intact. DC DPS Kharbanda said the administration had formed 16 teams to take check stubble burning and action would be taken against the offenders and erring officials.

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