Plastic ban comes into force in Tirumala from 1 Nov

Chennai: A plastic ban is coming into force from tomorrow at Tirumala. As a plastic ban came into force in Tirupati from 2 October, the Tirupati-Tirumala Devasthanams has decided to enforce the ban in Tirumala also from tomorrow.

According to reports, there will be heavy fine for people violating the ban – ranging from Rs 5,000 to Rs 25,000.

For shops that flout the rule, their licence will be revoked, warns the Devasthanam that runs the famous Lord Venkateswara Temple in Tirumala.

NT Bureau