Acres Of Field Continue To Burn In Mukhtsar: Ground Report On Punjab's Crop Fires | Read

PUBLISHED ON: November 10, 2016 | Duration: 2 min, 51 sec

  
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As the last of the paddy harvests continue to burn across Punjab, despite assurances by the state government that firm steps, including fines, are being levied to discourage farmers from indulging in a practice that results in a thick pollution blanket in much of north India, NDTV travelled to Mukhtsar, a district in south Punjab for a reality check. Mukhtsar is known colloquially as 'Badal Garh', after the Badal village and current chief minister Parkash Singh Badal's constituency, Lambhi. The imprint of the Badal family is hard to miss across the district.

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