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Plastic ban: NGT seeks status report from Delhi Govt.

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday sought a detailed compliance report by May 19 from the and state pollution control committee in connection with the usage of disposable plastic in the capital.

The NGT had earlier on January 1 prohibited the use of plastic in the capital, asking for strong action against storage, sale and use of such materials.

The tribunal was hearing a seeking a review of the December 2, 2016, order imposing the ban on disposable plastic in entire NCT of

The NGT had earlier lashed out at for showing 'laxity' while dealing with the alarming situation of air pollution and smog in the city.

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First Published: Tue, April 18 2017. 19:39 IST