New initiative called 'Beggar Free City' launched in Maharashtra's Nagpur

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In Maharashtra, a new initiative called 'Beggar Free City' was launched in Nagpur.

News Overview

  • Nagpur City Police Commissioner Amitesh Kumar said that a notice under 144 CrPC has been issued in this regard.

  • Notices were given to people, and chances are also not to be allowed in public places.

  • It is a joint venture of the Nagpur City Police and the Social Welfare Department of the Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC).

  • Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) has made special arrangements in its owned shelters to restrict homeless people.

  • The civic bodies have also arranged a bus and an ambulance to shift the beggars caught in the police operation to their shelter homes.

About Maharashtra

  • Establishment - 1st May 1960

  • Official Language -  Marathi

  • Neighbouring States - Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Goa, Dadra And Nagar Haveli, Chhattisgarh

  • Members of Parliament -Lok Sabaha 48 (Rajya Sabha seats 19)

  • Legislature - Bicameral ( Assembly 289 and council 78 seats)

  • Literacy - 82.91%

  • Districts - 36

  • Major Rivers - Tributaries of Tapti, Bhima, Godavari and Krishna

  • Capital - Mumbai

  • Population - 11.23 crore (2011 census)

  • Governor - Ramesh Bais

  • Chief Minister -Eknath Shinde

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