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Garment Store Sealed In Bhubaneswar For Flouting Covid Norms

Bhubaneswar: 28/6/21: Intensifying its action against Covid-19 guidelines violations, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Monday sealed Tarini Bastralaya in Kalpana Square and imposed a fine o Rs 75,000 on the owner of the shop.

According to the BMC, a joint raid by South East Zone and Central Enforcement Squad was conducted in the afternoon, when the store was found openly flouting Covid guidelines and was operating with closed shutter.

The coustmers present at the shop, were also fined for violation of social distancing guidelines.

“The Shop Owner has been levied a penalty of Rs 75,000 by BMC Enforcement Team. The raid was led by Lilan Prasad Sahu, Assistant Commissioner,” said BMC.

Besides, the squad collected Rs 500 from each customer present at Maa Tarini Bastralaya during the raid. A total of Rs 25,000 fine were collected from the customers, informed the BMC Assistant Commissioner.

This is the second time the city municipal corporation has sealed the store for not adhering to the Covid guidelines.

The BMC South East Zone enforcement squad also sealed OMFED stalls in various locations of the city for violating the Covid guidelines and selling tea, tobacco and cigarettes.

Several shops in Bapuji Nagar Market were sealed as well and fined Rs 10,000 for violating the city municipal corporation order. The Bapuji Nagar Market has been sealed till July 1, 2021.

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