13 farmers booked for stubble burning in Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli; case registered in Thanabhawan, Jhinjhana

  • Thirteen farmers have been booked for burning crop residue at different places in Shamli district

  • District Magistrate Rakhilesh Singh said nine farmers in Jhinjhana police station area and four in Thanabhawan police station area

  • In a drive against the burning of stubble, at least 31 cases have been registered in the district from 1 to 9 December, he said

Muzaffarnagar: Thirteen farmers have been booked for burning crop residue at different places under the Thanabhawan and the Jhinjhana police station areas in Shamli district, officials said on Sunday.

 13 farmers booked for stubble burning in Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli; case registered in Thanabhawan, Jhinjhana

File image of stubble burning. Reuters

Shamli District Magistrate Rakhilesh Singh said nine farmers in Jhinjhana police station area and four in Thanabhawan police station area were booked for burning stubble in their fields on Saturday.

In a drive against the burning of stubble, at least 31 cases have been registered in the district from 1 to 9 December, he said. The DM warned that gram pradhans, SHOs, and patwaris will be responsible for incidents of crop residue burning in their areas.

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Updated Date: Dec 15, 2019 12:49:52 IST