Venugopal: Farmers cannot be asked to compromise on their livelihood. If stubble burning is banned, farmers will eb affected.
Venugopal: My solution is workable and practical.
Mishra J: We are rejecting your solution
SG Tushar Mehta: GOI giving subsidies in Haryana for machines. There are two ways to deal with stubble.
Justice Mishra: why did you wait till September for this distribution? You started late that is why all machines could not be distributed
Justice Mishra: Again you are passing the buck, why are you Chief Secretary if you cannot do anything? We will suspend you from here only, you won't be able to work even for a single day. What is this
1. Make plan of purchasing this stubble
2. Make sure no burning takes place
3. Make your entire administration responsible
purchasing the stubble.
You are also a State government, don't depend on the centre for everything..it is not for the Courts to run the government
Justice Mishra: You cannot penalise farmers without providing them amenities. There will be law and order problem.
Justice Mishra: You cannot arrange for the fund?
CS Punjab: We are a highly indebted State
CS Haryana: Farmers have the machinery but the procedure cost ₹2000 and burning is free. We are sensitising the farmers
Justice Mishra: That means you have also failed. You want the lecture tobe repeated for you also?
Justice Mishra: sensitising is happening now? You are worse than Punjab..they sensitised starting January, you are doing it now
Justice Mishra: Why must there be stubble burning in western UP and what are you doing about it?
AG: I thought I have come up with a workable idea but Your Lordships shot it down in no time.
Venugopal: children are falling in sewers and dying and nobody is held responsible
States of UP, Punjab, and Haryana to provide financial assistance to the tune of Rs 100 per quintal to small and marginal farmers growing non basmati variety of rice to deal with the stubble
Centre to prepare a roadmap within three months for protecting the interests of farmers. The scheme will be made applicable across the country.