Delhi Pollution: Gurgaon Imposes Section 144 To Check Waste Burning


Burning of waste is a traditional and hazardous way of discarding waste and is practised around the country. (Representational Image)

GURGAON:  With high levels of pollution impacting the city, Gurgaon district administration on Sunday exercised section of 144 of CrPC and banned the burning of waste, garbage and other materials openly.

The order applies with the immediate effect following the direction of TL Satyaprakash, Deputy Commissioner of Gurgaon. It will continue till the city becomes smoke-free, he said.

The order stated that action would be taken against anyone found burning waste material which increased the pollution level.

The City SHOs, Joint Commissioner of MCG and other regional officers of Pollution Control Board have been directed to register complaints against any violators.

The DC also urged residents and city RWAs to support the district administration in curbing pollution level to maintain peaceful and healthy ambiance in the city.

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