A spot fine of Rs 10000 was imposed by Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) on a liquor shopkeeper for letting his customers urinate in the open near his shop at Bhagirathpura on Thursday.
The shopkeeper was also warned not to let the customers pee in open in future else stricter action will be taken.
Open defecation and urinating in public places in banned in the city. Anyone found to be violating the norm is penalized.
The IMC has started implementing this norm strictly in view of upcoming survey for Swachh Survekshan-2021.
A team of IMC was roaming in Bhagirathpura area when they saw some people urinating at a public place. On enquiry, the team members came to know that they were costumers of country-made liquor show owned by Maa Kasturi Enterprises.
The IMC officials pulled up shopkeeper and slapped a spot fine of Rs 10000 for letting customers answering nature’s call in open.
IMC starts repairing roads
The Indore Municipal Corporation has started road restoration work in the city. The team of IMC completed patchwork at Bada Ganpati Square where recently sewer line was installed, and road patchwork was done in dozen other places, an IMC official said on Thursday.
According to IMC officials, sewage water was getting mixed with other water pipelines and contaminating the water in Bada Ganpati area
To solve the problem, the road was dug 30 feet deep and a fresh sewer line was put in place, far from the other water lines. Pipes with big diameters were used for proper flow of sewage.
IMC did patchworks of roads in Scheme No 78, Bombay Bazaar, Maulik Nagar, Scheme No 13 and some other places.