7 deadly pesticides world has banned used in India

Pesticide poisoning blamed for recent deaths of several farmers in Maharashtra's Yevatmal region. The Delhi-based Centre for Science and Environment on Wednesday came out with a list of seven extremely or highly hazardous pesticides which continue to be used in India despite these being banned in many countries. Seven hazardous pesticides are on the list of 18 Class-I (classified as extremely/highly hazardous), which accounted for nearly 30% of the total pesticide use in India in 2015-16. Meanwhile, the Maharashtra government on Wednesday named Monochrotophos as one of the five chemical solutions which could be banned from being sold.