ENV-BT BRINJAL - Prashant Bhushan writes to Env Min over Bt Brinjal cultivation
Contributed by NAMPA / PTI.
New Delhi, May 16 (PTI) Advocate Prashant Bhushan has urged the Ministry of Environment to destroy Bt brinjal, a genetically modified crop, planted in farms and prosecute those responsible behind its illegal cultivation.
In a letter to Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan, Bhushan alleged that the ministry's 2010 moratorium on the commercial planting of Bt brinjal was being flouted.
"l am constrained to say that we are looking at a collective failure of our regulatory bodies and connected in ...