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The burning truth: farmers set fire to fields, engulf Delhi in choking smog

Reuters India Oct 29, 2018, 05.58 PM (IST)

After mechanised harvesters chug through the rice paddies across the northern Indian states of Haryana and Punjab, farmers set the residue on fire to prepare for next season's plantings, emitting thick plumes of black smoke into the sky and sending a blanket of smog into neighbouring Delhi. The World is One News, WION examines global issues with in-depth analysis. We provide much more than the news of the day. Our aim is to empower people to explore their world. Please keep discussions on this channel clean and respectful and refrain from using racist or sexist slurs as well as personal insults. Subscribe to our channel at https://goo.gl/JfY3NI Check out our website: http://www.wionews.com Connect with us on our social media handles: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WIONews Twitter: https://twitter.com/WIONews Google Plus: https://plus.google.com/+WIONews