Ban on farming along Yamuna to continue

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The National Green Tribunal has refused to entertain a farmers’ body plea seeking modification of its earlier order prohibiting cultivation of edible crops and vegetables on the floodplains of Yamuna here. The green panel said that Yamuna’s water was “highly” polluted as it contained “acidic, heavy metals and other high pollutants” which were very injurious… Read more »