On Gudi Padwa, Maharashtra to ban plastic bags

You could be penalised for using or possessing plastic bags and plastic and thermocol cutlery in public places soon.

To come into force later this month, the State’s ban will see manufacturers, shopkeepers and consumers being penalised up to Rs 25,000 and three months in jail for subsequent violations.

http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report-maharashtra-gudi-padwa-plastic-bags-ban-straws-cutlery-thermocol-fine-ban-25000-fine-2594319

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