11000 stubble-burning cases detected in Punjab till May 2018

May 29, 2018 - PatialaPolitics

Satellite images showing the number of stubble-burning cases ipost wheat harvesting has set alarm bells ringing. As per a report of the Punjab Remote SensingCentre (PRSC), between April 10 and May 22, a total of 11,005 cases of stubble burning were detected in the state, with Amritsar topping the list (1,033 cases), followed by Sangrur (950) and Ferozepur (823).In Patiala 500+ cases has been recorded till now.Last year, a total of 13,441 instancesof stubble-burning were detected during the wheat harvest season.