Polythene ban near national monuments from October 2

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New Delhi | Published: September 9, 2016 5:25:01 PM

Carrying forward the ambitious “Swachh Bharat” mission, the government has decided to prohibit the use of polythene in 100-metre radius of national monuments from October 2 onwards.

Carrying forward the ambitious “Swachh Bharat” mission, the government has decided to prohibit the use of polythene in 100-metre radius of national monuments from October 2 onwards.

The decision in this regard was taken by the Ministry of Tourism on Friday. Earlier, the Agra Municipal Corporation had from January 1, 2016, launched a campaign to ban the use of polythene bags in the city, especially at World Heritage sites.

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