Won’t allow GM mustard in state, says agri minister

9 Nov 2015, Hindustan Times (Jaipur) Urvashi Dev Rawal

RISK FACTOR Prabhulal Saini says GM seeds would deal a blow to traditional seeds and disturb the state’s gene bank; wants proper study on its side-effects

PRABHULAL SAINI, state agriculture minister Rajastan is the highest producer of mustard. We don’t want to interfere with traditional varieties. In the event that the Centre allows commercial cultivation, we will consult agricultural scientists and the CM will take a final call.

rajasthan won’t allow GM mustard