The ban order is arbitrary, it was passed without following the principles

The ban says that in Maharashtra, nearly 1,200 metric tonnes of plastic waste is generated every day. The ban order is arbitrary, it was passed without following the principles of natural justice, and also violates the fundamental right to carry on a trade or business, the petitions said. A special committee set up by the government on the issue held several meetings with the petitioning associations before issuing the ban notification, it said, adding, "the committee is willing to hold further meetings.The government also filed its affidavit in support of the ban.“Plastic is choking nala and Meethi River. Bharucha. Over all turnover of plastic business is Rs 12,000 cr.However, the state government told the court that notification has been issued after considering the environmental degradation due to plastic. Marine creatures and animals are getting affected due to plastic."Janak Dwarkadas, appeared for the petitioner argued that more than 4,00,000 lakh employees are engaged in the plastic manufacturing business. Published: Apr 12, 2018, 1:49 am IST Updated: Apr 12, 2018, 1:49 am IST The government also filed its affidavit in support of the ban.A division bench of Justice Abhay Oak and Justice Riyaz Chagala was hearing a petition filed by Maharashtra Plastic manufacturers association, PET Container Manufacturers Association and All India Plastic Manufacturers Association who had challenged the state’s IndiaPoliticsCrimeAll IndiaWorldSouth AsiaAsiaMiddle EastAfricaEuropeAmericasOceaniaMetrosDelhiKolkataMumbaiIn Other

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