‘Faux’ pesticide damages standing paddy crop on 12 acres

‘Faux’ pesticide damages standing paddy crop on 12 acres



Tribune Information Service

Bathinda, September 18

Standing paddy crop on 12 acres received fully broken after the alleged use of faux pesticide by a farmer at Burj Mehma village of the district. The farmer has blamed a Goniana-based arhtiya for promoting him faux pesticide.

Probe underway

Justice can be delivered to the affected farmer after a radical probe into the matter. Dilbag Singh, Chief Agriculture Officer, Bathinda

Gurpreet Singh, the affected farmer mentioned: “I’ve given a written grievance in opposition to the arhtiya for promoting me the faux pesticide on the Nehianwala police station. I purchased pesticide from Shadi Lal and sprinkled it on my standing paddy crop. After three-four days, the crop began drying. I introduced the matter to the discover of the arhtiya, however he isn’t prepared to just accept his fault. If I don’t get cash for the broken crop, then there can be no different for me than to commit suicide in entrance of the agency promoting the pesticide.”

Ram Singh Brar, a frontrunner of village unit of the BKU Ekta Sidhupur mentioned: “Gurpreet Singh’s paddy crop received broken due to make use of of faux pesticide. The arhtiya didn’t even present the invoice for pesticide offered to him. If motion shouldn’t be taken in opposition to the agency proprietor, we’ll begin a stir in Goniana.”

Nonetheless, the arhtiya has refuted the allegations, citing that the farmer involved owes him cash and that he has not offered any pesticide to latter.

Gora Singh, in-charge of Killi Nihal Singh village police put up, mentioned: “Now we have acquired a grievance from a farmer in opposition to an arhtiya. We’re totally investigating the matter and motion can be taken as per the findings.”





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