Taking to the microblogging site, Priyanka said, “Are only farmers responsible for pollution? When will the action be taken against real culprits of pollution? Farmer’s vote – Legal, Farmer’s Paddy – Legal, Farmer’s straw – illegal? UP government jailed farmers in Saharanpur, thanks to Congress colleagues for getting them released.”
On November 3, Police arrested six farmers for burning stubble in the Saharanpur area. A delegation formed by local Congress party met the area administration and demanded the release of the farmers arrested in the case.