Railway penalises 428 litterbugs in 4 months

Aug 13, 2014, 00:56 IST | A Correspondent

Pune railway division has collected a total of Rs 42,800 in fines from those dirtying station premises

Since the time the railway initiated a drive to rein in litterbugs, officials of the Pune railway division have penalised 428 offenders in the last four months and collected Rs 42,800 in fines.

Yogendra Kumar Singh, PRO for Pune railway division, said, “Time and again, we spread awareness among commuters by performing skits and stage shows.

We also install banners and distribute leaflets, requesting people to keep the railway premises clean by using dustbins to
dispose of waste.”

3 No offenders caught daily

Month      Number of offenders penalised
April                              88
May                               72
June                            129                                                                                                                                                            July                              139

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