Fine for spitting, throwing garbage from Apr 1

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Chennai, Jan 31 (UNI) With the aim of keeping the city clean and healthy, the Chennai Corporation today decided impose fine for spitting or throwing garbage in public areas.

A resolution passed at its council meeting today said the new rule will come into effect from April one this year.

A fine of Rs 50 would collected for spitting, urinating or taking bath in public areas and Rs 100 for dumping of garbage.

Apart from this, a fine of Rs 500 would be also imposed on those burning garbage in public places and Rs 1,000 on residents not keeping the surroundings tidy.

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