Gowriamma graciously accepted the cloth bag that Mayor K. Chandrika gave her with the hope that the city Corporation would this time keep the anti-plastic campaign alive and not abandon it mid-way.

“It is a good thing, but there is still a lot to be done,” said the vendor, who has been selling vegetables at the Palayam Market for the past 30 years. Mayor, Deputy Mayor, G. Happykumar, along with few ward councillors, traversed through the age-old market spreading the word against the use of plastic carry bags. ,” she said.