40,000 stubble burning incidents reported in 2020: Punjab Pollution Control Board

Ludhiana (Punjab), Nov 05 (ANI): Speaking to ANI in Ludhiana, Environmental Engineer of Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB), GS Gill said that 40,000 incidents (of stubble burning) reported so far this year. He said, “As per data by Punjab Remote Sensing Centre (PRSC), around 40,000 incidents (of stubble burning) reported so far this year. It was 25,000 last year. Incidents reported mainly in Sangrur, Bathinda and Tarn Taran districts.” “Around 20 FIRs have been registered and 49 cases are before the court,” Gill added.