Plastic ban: No more legal hurdles

In his legal opinion, UT Senior Standing Counsel Anupam Gupta advocates a complete ban

Senior Standing Counsel, UT Administration, Advocate Anupam Gupta has cleared all legal doubts with regard to banning plastic and polythene carry bags in Chandigarh.

In his detailed legal opinion, Gupta has strongly advocated a complete ban on all shapes and sizes of plastic and polythene carry bags, relying upon the Plastic Manufacture Sale and Usage Rules, 1999, notified by the Central government under the Environment Protection Act, 1986.