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Rakesh Tikait says he will boycott trials of GM Mustard

NEW DELHI: BKU leader Rakesh Tikait here on Sunday said he will not allow trials of genetically modified (GM) Mustard proposed by the central government. Addressing the mahapanchayat of farmers near Ghungroo intersection of Jhalwa, Tikait said, “The Ministry of Science and Technology has approved the trial of GM mustard. Preparations are being made to […]

SJM writes to environment minister opposing the release of GM mustard

NEW DELHI: The Swadeshi Jagran Manch (SJM) on Friday opposed a regulatory body’s recommendation for environmental release of genetically modified mustard, calling it “dangerous” and urged the Centre (Narendra Modi government) to ensure that the crop’s seed is not allowed to be planted “now or ever”. In a letter to Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav, […]

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