Farmer fined for stubble burning in UP

Muzaffarnagar (UP), Nov 17 (PTI) A farmer has been asked to pay Rs 2,500 as penalty for burning crop residue in his fields at a village in the district, authorities said on Tuesday.

Sub-Divisional Magistrate Deepak Kumar said on the basis of a report the farmer was found responsible for burning stubble in his fields in Munawwar Pur village which caused pollution in the area. PTI CORR KJ