Nishank announces ban on polythene bags
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Ramesh
Pokhariyal Nishank today announced a total ban on the use of
polythene bags in the state.
Nishank said his government is committed to make the hill
state polythene-free and it would not hesitate to bring in a
legislation if it becomes necessary.
The Chief Minister also sought cooperation from common
people for making the state polythene-free stating that no
social issue can be addressed without the active participation
He also stressed the need for control on all kinds of
pollutants in the state.
Nishank said this while addressing a gathering after
laying foundation stone for widening and strengthening of 3.30
km-long Jogiwala-Badripur Majri road at a cost of Rs 2.71
crore here, an official release said.
Renaming the Jogiwala-Badripur road after Kargil martyr
Sanjay Gurung, Nishank directed the PWD officials to address
the problems of the residents living along the road.
He also wished former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee
on his birthday, who turns 86 today.
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