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Green Bhopal says no to plastic bags

Source: The Times of India, Date: , 2017

Source: The Times of India, Bhopal, July 18 2017:-Though partially, the impact of the ban on polythene carrybags is visible at the ground level, not because of the administration's efforts, but due to untiring efforts of a few green crusaders in the city. Despite constraints, some self-motivated Bhopalis are doing their bit to ensure that the hazardous carrybags are out of use completely. While the local administration is floundering to implement the much-touted ban, these selfless Bhopalis are leaving no stone unturned to make the city a better place to live in. They are also rueing the half-hearted attempt by the administration to enforce the ban. "There are no clear-cut directives from the state government to implement the ban. As a result, we have been in a dilemma whether to use them or not," said Satish Gangrade, president of new market traders' association. He added that there is still a lot of confusion regarding polythene.

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