Which crop cultivation is banned by the Hon’ble Supreme Court in India?

(A) Lathyrus (Khesari)
(B) Genetically modified brinjal
(C) Bt cotton for export
(D) Bt cotton for local use

Correct Answer : Lathyrus (Khesari)
Explanation : Khesari dal, also known as Grass pea, was banned for consumption in 1961 as it was believed that Beta-N-Oxalylaminoalanine, a ueuro-toxic amino-acid in the legume, caused neurolathyrim or a paralysis of the lower limbs.
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