No let-up in farm fires in Punjab : The Tribune India

No let-up in farm fires in Punjab

283 incidents in Bathinda | 269 in Mansa

No let-up in farm fires in Punjab

Incidence of asthma and other respiratory disorders on rise.



Bathinda, April 29

TOLL ON HEALTH

  • Incidence of asthma and other respiratory disorders on rise
  • Children suffering from skin and eye allergies
  • Doctors advise patients to wear nasal masks 

Give Rs 2,500/acre aid

Farmers want the state to give an aid of Rs 2,500 per acre, ensure 8-hour power supply and provide equipment on subsidy. Shingara Singh, BKU leader

Farmers being sensitised

Teams are urging farmers not to burn stubble, but incidents are still being reported because the issue can’t be resolved overnight. Shoukat Ahmed, Bathinda DC

#farm fires

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