Centre agrees to decriminalise stubble burning: Agriculture Minister - SARKARI JOB INDIAN

Centre agrees to decriminalise stubble burning: Agriculture Minister

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New Delhi: The Centre on Saturday has agreed to the protesting farmers’ demand of decriminalising stubble burning, announced Union Agriculture Minister Naresh Tomar. The minister also urged protesting farmers to call off their agitation and go back home.

“After the announcement of the repeal of the three farm laws, there is no point in continuing farmers’ agitation. I urge farmers to end their agitation and go home,” the Agriculture Minister told ANI.

“Farmer organisations had demanded to decriminalize stubble burning by farmers. The government of India has accepted this demand as well,” ANI quoted Tomar as saying

Later, Samyukta Kisan Morcha, an umbrella body of farmers’ unions, announced the postponement of their tractor rally to parliament on November 29 after a meeting at Singhu border.

 



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