The Supreme Court refused to lift the ban on the use on plastic and polythene bags.
A bench headed by Chief Justice of India K G Balakrishnan today declined the plea of the All India Plastic Manufacturers Association for staying the operation of Delhi High Court judgement which had banned the use of polythene bags in the national capital.
Earlier, counsel for the petitioner submitted before the court that the use of polythene bags do not cause environmental pollution. Also the livelihood of the people working in the plastic industry was at stake.
The apex court was, however, not impressed by the contention of the petitioner.
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