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Ganjam Becomes The Only District In Odisha To Ban Spitting In Public Places

The Ganjam district administration has stepped in to keep the city spick and span.

Exposure to public spitting causes adverse health consequences. Spitting in public places poses a threat of tuberculosis epidemic.

Considering the risks that public spitting can cause, the Ganjam district administration has amended a new rule which prohibits spitting in public area.

As per the new rule, violators will be imposed a fine up to Rs 500. Products that induce spitting present a complex, widespread challenge to public health which most of the population is unaware of.

With the stringent regulation, Ganjam becomes the first-ever district in Odisha to ban on spitting and making it an offence.

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