74 penalised for littering

Published: 06th April 2013 08:11 AM  |   Last Updated: 06th April 2013 08:11 AM   |  A+A-

As many as 74 persons were penalised under south central railway (SCR) jurisdiction for affecting the cleanliness at railway premises.

Offenders were penalised in all the divisions of SCR, but more number of cases were recorded in the Secunderabad division.

The rules came into effect from November, 2012.

Under the rules, no person should throw or deposit litter in any occupied or unoccupied railway premises or the carriage except in authorised places; cook, bathe, spit, urinate, defecate, feed animal or birds, repair or wash vehicles, washing utensils or clothes or any other objects or keep any type of storage in any railway premises except in such facilities or conveniences specifically provided for any of these purposes.

It states that pasting posters or to write or draw anything or matter in any compartment or carriage of the railway or any premises thereof, without any lawful authority; and indulge in defacing railway property is also punishable.

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