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'Our children also breathing this air': Farmers in Amritsar 'helpless' over stubble burning

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'Our children also breathing this air': Farmers in Amritsar 'helpless' over stubble burning

'Our children also breathing this air': Farmers in Amritsar 'helpless' over stubble burning

Government is cheating farmers and playing politics over stubble, said a farmer after burning crop residue that includes stubble.

The practice deteriorates air quality, every year and Punjab is once again at the epicenter of it.

"Farmers are burning crop residue under compulsion.

Our children are also breathing this air.

If government gives us subsidy as per NGT (National Green Tribunal) provisions, then no farmer will burn stubble," a farmer in Amritsar added.Over the last few years, the national capital has been battling severe air pollution due to stubble burning incidents.


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