“We had already warned this textile shop against dumping along the road the waste it generated. Along with some other waste, pamphlets meant for distribution among the public were being dumped on the road,” the health official said.“When we asked the shop to pay a fine, those running it refused to do so. So, we decided to disconnect the water line,” she said.
Five other shops on this road were fined for dumping garbage in the open.The Corporation collected Rs.6,000 in fines from shops on Dr. Nanjappa Road in the first drive last week.The health officials also lifted food samples for adulteration test from a hotel.
Pan masala packets and beedis without pictorial warnings were also seized by the officials.