Morena (Madhya Pradesh): Amidst the ongoing Navratri season and the Dussehra, as well as Diwali festivals lying ahead, the collector of Morena, Ankit Asthana, directed the food department of town to raid several eateries, and collect samples. Officials said that the move is aimed at curbing adulteration, as the practice is common during the festive season.
In adherence to collector Asthana’s orders, the food department of Morena on Sunday raided numerous eateries, restaurants and shops and collected a total of 15 food samples from there. The action was carried out under the guidance of Anil Pratap Singh Parihar. Samples of ghee, coriander powder, chilli powder, baking powder, sabudana etc were collected. They were then sent to the laboratory in Bhopal for testing.
Owners of vehicles carrying name plate, hooters penalised in Morena
As the model code of conduct is in force across the entire state ahead of assembly polls slated for November, collector of Morena, Ankit Asthana directed to penalise the owners of such vehicles which carry a name plate, or hooters. It is noteworthy that while the model code of conduct is in force, no minister or politician is allowed to drive cars carrying name plates or hooters.
In the Dimni constituency of Morena, the police cracked down on 20 such offenders and also dismantled their name plates, as well as hooters. They were penalised too.