Khaps to launch campaign against pesticides in state

Feb 10 2015 Parvesh Sharma

Tribune News Service

Jind, February 9

Haryana khaps (caste councils) today announced to launch a state-level campaign to convince state farmers to pursue agriculture without pesticides. Sarv Khap Panchayat (SKP), the biggest body of khaps of the state, today announced to convene a mahapanchayat of all state khaps in Nidana village on February 20. Agriculture experts along with farmers of five Jind villages who have been successfully pursuing farming without pesticides since 2008 will be present.