Port Blair, Sept. 3: The Port Blair Municipal Council is conducting surprise checks within the Municipal limit on commercial establishments to enforce ban on plastic carry bags. On such a check conducted on 01/09/2012, the team seized 08.100 kg plastic carry bags which was being used by the shopkeeper for commercial purpose.

The commercial establishment owners are once again cautioned not to use the plastic carry bag for any purpose failing which action will be taken as per Rules against such establishment. Prosecution of offender is also been launched in the appropriate court.