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Uttarakhand bans BT brinjal

Source: PTI
February 05, 2010 17:55 IST
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BrinjalUttarakhand announced on Friday a ban on genetically modified Bt brinjal and asked the Centre to follow suit.

"Keeping in view the sensitive nature of Uttarakhand and its diversities which have to be protected, we have to remain watchful against crops like BT brinjal. We have decided to ban the farming of Bt brinjal in the state," chief minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said.

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