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Shops selling Gutkha to be fined

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1600 shops fined for selling Gutkha

Gutkha is easily available at the neighborhood shop even today and citing his displeasure about the same DC N Jayram instructed the corporations and Health department to look into this matter more gravely and impose fines on the ones who are selling Gutkha.

A fine of Rs.1.8 lakhs was collected from about 1600 shops .

gutkhaThe DC also said that smoking in public places is still rampant and the law seems to be implemented only in the books.

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