Pakistan Punjab Government tweets Amarinder Singh to ban stubble burning. After Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal requested the Punjab chief minister to take steps to reduce crop burning in the state in the wake of the toxic smog enveloping the national capital since the last four days, turns out that the government of Punjab did listen to him – but not the one in India.The Government of Punjab (Pakistan) handle in a tweet on Wednesday said that they have imposed a ban on stubble burning and would urge Captain Amarinder Singh, Chief Minister of Punjab, to take similar measures. The tweet, which was in response to Mr Kejriwal’s request to the chief ministers of Punjab and Haryana on Twitter for a meeting, also accompanied a link to their “medium/long term action plan to combat smog”.The tweet was in reply to Kejriwal’s tweet addressing the Punjab and Haryana chief ministers to schedule a meeting to discuss the prevailing environmental crisis in Delhi and its surrounding regions and find solutions to the problem of smog that is being blamed on crop burning.However, Captain Singh said that such a meeting of chief ministers would serve no purpose. He even called Mr Kejriwal a “peculiar person with views on everything but no understanding” and said that there isn’t much that he can do without the help of the centre.
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