Reporter :-Deepak Kuluvi (Delhi Bureau Chief) News Plus Online Channel
you must have eard in news that plastic bags are totally banned in Delhi now . The Delhi government
has imposed a ban on manufacture, sale, storage and use of plastic bags in the national capital Delhi.
It was a historic decision only if it is imposed very strictly otherwise the rules are always meant to break .If govt.is serious they should act like Himachal Govt.in Himachal you won't fine plastic bags anywhere.In Delhi you will find plastic bags in 99 percent shops even today.
The decision was taken at Cabinet meeting presided over by Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit.Officials said the use of plastic cover/pouch to pack magazines, invitation cards, greeting cards will also be prohibited.
Demand to ban on plastic bags in the capital for long.imprisonment up to five years and fine of up-to Rs 1 lakh or both. Plastic bags are the main cause to block the sewerage in Delhi resulting in serious public health-related problems.
As per the decision, no person including shopkeepers, vendors, wholesalers, retailers and hawkers will be allowed to sell, store or use plastic carry bags for supply of any goods.
The result so far are nil & it will be fruitful only if the Government will work strictly.