India's first case: Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation fines man for spitting pan masala

The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation has fined Mahesh Kumar from Ahmedabad's eastern suburb of Naroda Rs 100.

Published: 28th April 2019 12:55 PM  |   Last Updated: 28th April 2019 03:12 PM   |  A+A-

Rs 2000

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By IANS

AHMEDABAD: The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) has fined a man for spitting pan masala at a public place in what it claims is the first case of its kind in the country.

The AMC has fined Mahesh Kumar from Ahmedabad's eastern suburb of Naroda Rs 100. He was caught spitting on CCTV near the Sardar Patel Statue Road. The civic body issued an e-memo for violation of public health laws.

The corporation said in a press release that this is the first such case in the country. Ahmedabad was recently selected as the top city in a national cleanliness survey.

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