Plastic banned in Kerala

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Thiruvananthapuram, Apr 21 (UNI) The Kerala government today banned the use of all varieties of plastic materials below 50 microns in thickness in the state.

The government issued a notification in this regard today.

The ban was imposed after the earlier ban on 30 microns failed to yield the desired results, a release said here.

Those who violate this would have to pay a fine of Rs One lakh, including one-year imprisonment.

The Corporation and Panchayat secretaries had been entrusted with the implementation of the ban.

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