Hyderabad: The Enforcement Wing of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) imposed a fine of Rs. 50,000 on Pista House Bakery, Charminar, for using flashing lights on its name board.
As per the challan, the bakery has used “non-static illumination” on the name board, exceeding 15% of the frontage of the building. It is also mentioned that the bakery has not taken permission for such a name board and the violation comes under section 420, 421 of GHMC Act and GOMs No. 68 dated April 20, 2020.
Earlier, GHMC officials had imposed a fine of Rs. 4.35 lakh on a man for illegally putting up hoardings congratulating newly elected Mayor G. Vijayalaxmi. The action was taken after several netizens raised the matter on social media.
GHMC officials are not only taking note of the complaints raised on social media, but are also issuing challans against persons and establishments who are found violating the law.