Mangalore: MCC Officials Swoop Down on More Hotels, Hostels
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Daijiworld Media Network - Mangalore (NM)
Mangalore, Jul 13: The officials of Mangalore City Corporation (MCC) on Friday July 13 continued their raid on hotels and hostels across the city in a bid to check on cleanliness and hygiene in them.
As many as four hotels in Hampankatta and three hostels accomodations in the city were raided.
While Shanthi Sagar hotel was asked to close down immediately, three hotels - Sagar, Suvarna and Pereira - were given notices to maintain cleanliness in and around their premises.
Shanthi Sagar was sealed for not maintaing hygiene and cleanliness on the floors, kitchen and surrounding. The owners protested but to no avail. In addition, an fine of Rs 5,000 was imposed on the owners, and they were given notice to rectify the violations within seven days. The hotel would be allowed to function only if the guidelines are followed strictly, one of the MCC officials said.
Two of Expert PU science ladies hostels and Shri Sai ladies hostel near SDM College were also raided. However, the MCC inspectors did not find any negligence on the managements' part.
The raid was carried out under the direction of Dr Harish Kumar, commissioner, Madhu, environment inspector, SN Bhat, health officer, Santhosh, Sushanth, Babu Mallanna and others of the MCC.