Imphal: Manipur MAHUD minister Y. Khemchand appealed the public who come for marketing at Khwairamband market and shop keepers in and around Khwairamband market especially Paona and Thangal markets not to dispose waste at inappropriate places.
The minister was speaking on the sideline during a Mass Awareness cum cleanliness drive ahead of “Sangai Festival, 2022” held at Khwairamband area on Saturday.
Khemchand, who led the cleanliness drive, said many tourists from outside the state as well as foreign delegates will come to witness the Sangai Festival. People should keep the city clean to release a message.
The cleanliness drive started from western side of Polo Ground and covered Paona and Thangal bazaar area.
The programme was jointly organised by BJP Imphal Central District and Imphal Municipal Corporation under the aegis of BJP Manipur Pradesh.
Imphal Municipal Corporation has been conducted publicly in the city to keep it clean. It appeals the shopkeepers at Thangal Keithel and Paona Keithel not to stock garbage in front of their shops. The garbage should be taken out only when garbage collection vehicles arrive in front of shops. “Any one found piling garbage in front of shop will be immediately fined a sum of Rs 500 as penalty,” the municipal corporation publicity warned.