Upon expiry of 30 days from Monday if any vehicle is found to be violating this direction, it shall pay Rs 5000 as environmental compensation and this will be collected by traffic police or pollution control board.
The UDF is counting on the support it enjoys among Christians, Muslims and other minorities but Muslim voters are also being wooed by the CPM, playing on the community’s apprehensions about the rise of the BJP.
Appu, a college student who was at the spot said, “He was in agony. But, people thought he was trying to escape. Everyone stood watching. When police came, they freed his hands and legs, but he did not move...”