BBMP has banned plastic whose thickness is less than 40 microns. The public and businesses have been informed about this.
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In spite of this, some of the businesses are using plastic bags whose thickness is less than 40 microns.
In this regard, BBMP officials raided shops in and around Cottonpet area and seized about 320 kgs of plastic bags (below 40 microns) and slapped them with a fine of Rs 37,000.
BBMP Press Release dated 6-9-2011