Vadodara Municipal Commissioner Ajay Bhadu speaking to ANI on June 22. Photo/ANI
Vadodara Municipal Commissioner Ajay Bhadu speaking to ANI on June 22. Photo/ANI

Vadodara MC to impose fine up to Rs 1,000 for littering streets

ANI | Updated: Jun 22, 2019 22:39 IST

Vadodara (Gujarat) [India], June 22 (ANI): The local civic body on Saturday imposed a fine from Rs 500 to Rs 1,000 on those who are found littering the city.
Speaking to ANI, Municipal Commissioner Ajay Bhadu said: "We are going to impose a penalty of Rs 500 to Rs 1,000 if anybody is found of spitting, urinating and doing open defecation."
Bhadu said: "We have 650 to 700 CCTVs in the city through which we monitor the streets. We have developed a mechanism through which we can catch people littering the city. We have also involved the city police so that catching culprits become easier."
In reply to a question, he said: "I believe citizens will obey rules and will not litter the streets and maintain self-discipline. If the people show self-discipline, then the Municipal Corporation (MC) does not require to penalise anyone." (ANI)

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