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Mumbai news : Notice, thousands of fines and up to jail… if there is no board in Marathi outside the shops, know what action will be taken after June 10


Mumbai : BMC will take action after June 10 on shops in the metropolis which do not have boards in Marathi language. The BMC has directed all shops and establishments in Mumbai to write in capital Marathi letters, whose deadline expired on May 31. But, BMC has given some more time to the shopkeepers to change the board to Marathi without taking action from June 1.

Let us inform that the state government had issued instructions to make the boards of shops in Marathi, but even now the names of the boards are written in English. A BMC official said that this last chance has been given to the shopkeepers. After this, BMC will take strict action. Initially, the target of BMC will be 4.5 lakh shops in Mumbai, which will also include showrooms, stores and big shops.

Legal action will be taken on denial
BMC Deputy Commissioner Sanjog Kabre said that whether shops and establishments are putting up boards in Marathi or not, inspection will be done in each ward. There are 75 inspectors for this. Apart from this, another officer will also be present with him. If the shopkeeper refuses to put up Marathi board during the inspection, then court action will be taken against him. If the shopkeeper wants to avoid the court proceedings, he will have to pay a fine. Under this, a penalty of Rs 2,000 will be charged per person employed in the shop.

Names of great men will have to be removed from liquor shops
The BMC has banned the writing of names of great men or forts on the boards of liquor shops in Mumbai. The names of great men and forts will have to be removed from these shops by June 10. BMC warned that judicial action would be taken against those who violated the rule.

A BMC official said that any liquor shop in Mumbai whose boards are named after great men or forts, they will have to change the name. Along with changing the names, the BMC has also banned the new name from being named after great men.

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