Council seizes clothes of Bathing Men
In order to tighten the law and order concerning the protection of lake water, Udaipur Municipal Council patrolled the widely spread shores of Lake Fateh Sagar and Lake Swa
In order to tighten the law and order concerning the protection of lake water, Udaipur Municipal Council patrolled the widely spread shores of Lake Fateh Sagar and Lake Swaroop Sagar today, and warned people who found bathing and washing clothes in the lakes.
In some instances, council team faced remonstration from a few women washing clothes while a few people caught bathing in lake were strictly warned by council officials and their clothes were seized.
The team consisted of Devendra Saini (in photo above), head of health department, Municipal Council who responded after receiving the information of people breaking laws around the lakes.
After the High Court order, the Lakes of Pichola and Fatehsagar have been declared No Plastic Zone. Also, a penalty of Rs 2000 has been declared for the people who found washing clothes and spreading filth in the lakes.
officials seizing clothes for washing from a woman at Swaroop Sagar
During the patrol, the squad found a few women washing clothes at the Swaroop Sagar area. As soon as the patrolling team asked the women to leave, they clashed with the officials. Ultimately the officials seized the bundle of clothes.
Men found bathing at lake reacting after being caught by officials
Then the squad moved towards the Fatehsagar Lake and found two men bathing and washing clothes near Fatehshwar Mahadev near the old boat stand. Here also, squad seized the clothes but no ‘challan’ was made against the offenders.
UT correspondent at the scene also attracted the squad official’s attention towards a broken garbage bin and pointed that all the garbage thrown in it directly fall into the lake, the officer ordered to replace the bin near Mumbaiya Bazar and also asked them to check the cleaning of the ‘Kullads’ which were thrown all around the lake.
Saini also checked the plastic materials from the shops and warned them not to use any plastic materials.
Municipal Council, on one hand was trying to clean lakes but their own premises and the pond just in front of the Parishad building is full with plastic bags and garbage. Some workers of the Parishad were trying to clean the pond but this whole exercise is due to the Dussehara and Deepawali Mela which will start soon.