BANGALORE: NKS Kutumba, a NGO, organised a walkathon against the usage of plastic. The members assembled at 7 am in front of former CM H D Kumaraswamy’s house.
The participants in the walkathon distributed cloth bags free of cost and took back the plastic carry bags from them . They also explained the ill effects of the plastic carry bags. The collection of plastic carry bags were more than 50.
The former CM joined the walkathon by 10 am as he was not keeping good health. The walkathon spread the message of difficulties caused by the plastic carry bags and performed 2 to 3 skits. The former CM promised that he will take initiative to discussed the issues relating to plastic bags in the assembly in near future and see that the production of Plastic covers less or more than 40 microns is stopped. BBMP has already banned plastic covers less than 40 microns.