Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath bans chewing of pan masala, gutka in UP offices
Lucknow : Newly elected Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday banned chewing of pan masala and gutka in government offices. The usage of tobacco and pan products have already been banned in schools, colleges and hospitals.
"The chief minister visited all the floors of the annexe building and met officials posted there. After detecting betel stains on walls, he asked employees not to consume paan or paan masala during duty hours and ensure cleanliness," Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya, who accompanied Yogi, said.
Maurya also mentioned that CM Yogi has advised employees to keep the environment clean and green by avoiding plastic products in office.
In sync to what has been promised in BJP's poll manifesto, CM Yogi directed police officials to prepare an action plan over closure of slaughter houses in Uttar Pradesh.