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47 farmers booked for burning crop residue in UP's Banda

Press Trust of India  |  Banda (UP) 

The police have registered cases against 47 farmers for burning crop residue in Uttar Pradesh's Banda district, officials said on Wednesday.

A joint campaign was conducted by the police along with the departments of agriculture and revenue on Monday night and FIRs were registered against 47 farmers for burning crop residue, Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP), Lal Bharat Kumar Pal said.

"Now we will try to arrest the accused and realise fine from them," he added.

While 32 FIRs were filed under the rural police station, 10 were under Baberu police station, four under Tindwari and one under Girwan police station, he said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, December 04 2019. 11:55 IST
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