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Government to ban Chinese manja

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : Jul 19, 2018, 5:44 am IST
Updated : Jul 19, 2018, 5:44 am IST

Many incidents of injuries and deaths of adults and children due to wide use of sharp Chinese manja was reported in the past years.

Many incidents of injuries and deaths of adults and children due to wide use of sharp Chinese manja was reported in the past years.
 Many incidents of injuries and deaths of adults and children due to wide use of sharp Chinese manja was reported in the past years.

New Delhi: The Delhi government on Wednesday directed the departments concerned to implement the ban on glass-coated threads or Chinese manja in view of large scale kite-flying in the city on the occasion of Independence Day and Raksha Bandhan.

Environment minister Imran Hussain has directed the Delhi Pollution Control Committee to implement the ban order on sale, production, storage, supply, import of Chinese manja in the city during the upcoming festive season.

 

The officials of revenue, wildlife, police and municipal corporations have been empowered to take action against violators of the ban, a government rlease stated

A complete ban on Chinese manja or any other kind of  thread made of nylon, plastic or any other synthetic material, including its sale, production, storage, supply, import, and use in flying kites, was imposed by the Delhi government vide its notification on January 10 last.

Many incidents of injuries and deaths of adults and children due to wide use of sharp Chinese manja was reported in the past years.

Mr Hussain directed his department to issue public notice for the awareness of general public to stop use of Chinese manja or other kinds of dangerous kite flying threads.

 

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