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AAP government try to circle Channi-led Congress on penalizing farmers for stubble burning


Responding to Congress’ taunt on Delhi air pollution, AAP on Monday, termed Charanjit Channi-ruled Punjab govt as anti-farmer. Stating that the Punjab govt was penalising farmers as an alternative of offering options to stubble burning, AAP cited the Supreme Court’s censure. Touting its personal bio de-composer scheme, it urged Punjab govt to distribute it freely because it does in Delhi. The Supreme Court has lambasted the Delhi govt for inaction to curb air pollution within the nationwide capital, accusing it of pushing off the blame on farmers and never taking ample measures.

AAP: Congress’s ‘anti-farmer’ face

Congress: ‘Will AAP take steps?’

Hailing the Supreme Court’s commentary on stubble burning and air air pollution, Congress slammed AAP for needlessly losing cash on PR and recognition stunts as an alternative of tackling the actual points. Stating that the Kejriwal govt was diverting consideration from actual points, Congress urged Delhi to carry its govt accountable. It additionally termed AAP as ‘anti-farmer’ as Delhi govt had cited stubble burning as the principle trigger for air pollution.

SC orders mass make money working from home

Stating that the Delhi govt was making ‘lame excuses’ on curbing air air pollution, the Supreme Court bench headed by CJI NV Ramana on Monday, ordered make money working from home all through the NCR. SC additionally urged states to steer the farmers to cease stubble burning for a couple of days. Ordering the Centre and state govt to carry an government committee assembly by Tuesday night, the bench adjourned the matter to Wednesday. The SC bench of CJI NV Ramanna and Justices DY Chandrachud and Surya Kant are listening to pleas on Delhi’s air air pollution as its air high quality slipped into the ‘very poor’ class, recorded at 342.

SC concluded that the key culprits of air pollution are – Construction, Industries, vehicular site visitorswhereas stubble burning was a lesser trigger. With Centre asserting that stubble burning amounted to 10% of the air pollution, SC famous that the Delhi govt’s affidavit was solely accusing farmers for air pollution. The bench requested, “Are you trying to put blame on municipal corporations? Are you trying to pass the buck?”.

Pulling up Haryana additionally, SC stated, “Your affidavit is too loud on the fines imposed on farmers for stubble burning. But, this is completely silent on the incentives given to the farmers in order to encourage them not to burn stubble”. The SC maintained ‘We aren’t involved with the politics, simply need the air pollution to return down’. The air quality index of Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurgaon and Noida stood at 328, 340, 326 and 328 respectively at 9.05 AM.

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