Spurt rise in straw burning cases in Punjab compared to previous years; 7,292 reported this season till now

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Spurt rise in straw burning cases in Punjab compared to previous years; 7,292 reported this season till now

New Delhi: Despite government's appeal and various initiatives, there is perpetual rise in straw burning cases across the state. 

  The state recorded new high cases of wheat straw burning of the season on Monday with around 1887 incidents were recorded by authorities. This took the total tally to 7,292 in the ongoing harvesting season.

   Earlier, second highest 1,064 straw burning cases recorded on April 27 in Punjab. 

   Not only this, the straw burning cases in this ongoing season are much higher than previous season till now. 

  According to the figures, 594 straw burning cases reported in 2021 and only two cases in 2020 against 1,887 cases on May 2 this season. 

   The data revealed that against total 7,292 straw burning incidents recorded till now in this season, these were 1993 cases in 2021 and about 90 in 2020 till May 2.


May 3 2022 11:14AM
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Source: Punjab E News

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