The Chandigarh management has completely banned the procurement, manufacture and sale of Chinese kite string within the city that allows you to prevent damage to people, birds, animals and the surroundings
The Chandigarh management has absolutely banned the procurement, manufacture and sale of Chinese kite string inside the city in order to save you damage to people, birds, animals and the surroundings.
The direction got here following an appeal from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India to address fowl and human deaths resulting from kite string covered with glass and other synthetic cloth like nylon.
In the notification, Nitin Kumar Yadav, UT environment secretary , said, “Chinese kite string is a extreme chance to human health, animals, birds and additionally disadvantageous to the surroundings. These Threads maintain to cause troubles which includes blocking sewers and drainage strains and suffocation of cows and different animals who may additionally consume them.”
In the notification, sub-divisional magistrates (SDMs) were permitted to put in force the order inside their respective jurisdictions and record complaints towards violators beneath Section 19 of the Environment (Protection) Act.
“The orders will go a long manner toward safeguarding the environment and protecting the lives of humans and birds, such as endangered vultures, who get lacerated by the sharp string,” PETA India advocacy associate Farhat Ul Ain said.
UT chief conservator of forests Debendra Dalai stated, “Earlier, the UT management used to problem the same orders, but for a limited term (broadly speaking for 60 days round festival season). But, the sparkling orders have banned sale, purchase and manufacture of Chinese kite string for an entire year”.
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