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Farmer booked for stubble burning in UP

Press Trust of India  |  Muzaffarnagar (UP) 

A farmer has been booked for burning crop residue in his fields at a village in Shamli district of Uttar Pradesh, police said on Monday.

The police registered a case against the farmer on the complaint of a revenue officer who found him flouting the rules, SHO Roop Kishore Sharma said.

The district authorities have cautioned farmers against stubble burning, which is a cause of pollution.

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First Published: Mon, December 02 2019. 12:15 IST