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Farmers in Tarai turn to stubble burning as they cannot sell straws to India

The ongoing lockdown has hit the farming sector across the country hard in the peak springtime harvest season.Farmers in Tarai turn to stubble burning as they cannot sell straws to India
Stubble burning has been blamed for the poor quality of air in the Indian capital of New Delhi and most of the north Indian states. Reuters
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Chandan Kumar Mandal
Published at : April 13, 2020
Updated at : April 13, 2020 07:35
Kathmandu

Chandan Kumar Mandal

Chandan Kumar Mandal is the environment and migration reporter for The Kathmandu Post, covering labour migration and governance, as well as climate change, natural disasters, and wildlife.


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