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Heavy fines: Paan shops in Gujarat to only offer take-home service now

The Gujarat Paanmasala Shop Owners Association has decided that from Saturday onwards all paan shops in the state will only provide take-home service. The decision comes after the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) decided to fine paan shop owners Rs10,000 if their patrons were found spitting in and around the shop. The Association said that from...

Paan shop owners threaten to move Gujarat HC over exorbitant fines for COVID-19

Paan shop owners in Ahmedabad are up in arms against the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation’s order which says that they will be fined Rs10,000 if their patrons are found spitting in and around their shops. The Gujarat Paan Masala Shop Owners Association said the fine should be pulled back and also threatened to approach the court...

Surat municipal commissioner orders closure of pan shops in 3 hotspot areas of Surat

The Surat Municipal Commissioner, Banchhanidhi Pani, has asked all paan shops in hotspot areas of Katargam, Varachha and Sarthana to be closed to prevent further spread of COVID-19 in the district. Surat is fast emerging as the next hotspot after Ahmedabad and this had forced Principal Secretary, Health, Jayanti Ravi to camp in the city...