100Kg polythene seized on Day 1
Bandipora, May 19: Municipal Committee Bandipora today joined the Anti-Polythene campaign launched by Rural Development Department and seized one quintal polythene from the Bandipora market on Day 1 An official of the department said the campaign was launched on the directions of the government and drive has been launched to seize polythene from the market.
He said MCB will also launch an awareness campaign among the people about the ill effects of polythene and will request the shopkeepers to avoid using polythene bags. They said the rampant use polythene has destroyed the eco-system of the valley which is considered to be the heaven on earth and said use of polythene has contaminated soil and water and even proved fatal for the animals. He said Polythene bags discarded into aquatic resources also caused death to huge number of aquatic organisms.