Gonda14 minutes ago
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City Magistrate Arpit Gupta and EO Sanjay Mishra conducted raids in Gonda on the direction of District Magistrate Dr Ujjwal Kumar. During this, banned single-use plastic was found in a godown in Dadua Bazar, McCarthyganj, Badgaon.
During this, the team registered a case against 9 people and collected a fine of 2.25 lakhs. Along with this, all the banned materials have been sealed in the godown. Along with this, the shopkeepers were warned of action against the use of single use plastic.
The team reached Gonda to raid.
This material was found
The recovered material included thermocol dona, bowl 30 nos, thermocol plate 100 nos, plastic glass 120 nos, plastic spoon 24 nos, single use polythene 273 nos, plastic glass 179 nos, plastic fork spoon 22 nos, plastic bowl 10 nos, single use plastic All the materials including 15 nos. were sealed in the godown.
Action taken against 9 people
City Magistrate Arpit Gupta said that the District Magistrate was constantly getting secret information that despite the complete ban on single use plastic in the district, it is being used. In whose confidential investigation it was found that the stockists secretly sell these goods to small shopkeepers. On this information, the District Magistrate had directed the raids by forming a team. On the basis of which action has been taken against 9 people by conducting raids.