After the action by Assistant commissioner Dr Kavita Yogappnavar on Inox on Thrusdsay, today the city corporation gave surprise visits to the theatres in city to observe the pricing of foods at food courts in theatre, service in theatres.
Commissioner Shashidhar Kurer, Health Officer Dr Shashidhar Nadagouda and Environment Engineer Udaykumar suddenly arrived at Carnival cinemas, then later visited Prakash theatre and Swaroop theatre on Friday.
There are six food courts in Big cinema theater but non of them is having trade License. On order of commissioner, BCC team seized all the eatables from the food court. Commissioner warned the manager of theatre to produce trade license and other all requisite documents including clearance of property and entertainment tax before till tomorrow.
Later on the team visited to Prakash, Swaroop theatres where they found lack of proper services to the public and sale of cold drinks at high price and not maintaining bill books. Cine-goers complained that in Prakash theatre but the AC was not working and the parents were compelled to come out of theatre as their kids couldn’t resist the temperature inside the theatre.
In Swaroop the Cold drinks were being sold at Rs.20 when MRP is lower.
Speaking to reporters, commissioner Shashidhar Kurer said that Monday is deadline for all theater owners to clear property and entertainment taxes and get done the trade licenses. Everyone should put the price board of foods at the court. No one can sell the products above MRP and we will ensure the same.