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Stubble burning drops by 27% in Punjab, 37% in Haryana compared to last year: Environment Ministry

DNA Friday, 1 December 2023
From 83,002 fires in 2020, the count in Punjab dropped to 71,304 in 2021, 49,922 in 2022, and further to 36,663 in 2023. In comparison to 2022, there was a 27 per cent reduction in farm fires in 2023.
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