Corporation Commissioner S. Sebastine has issued a warning to shopkeepers against dumping garbage on roads.
In a statement, he said that licence of their shops would be cancelled if they violated the directive.
He said shops on four Veli and Masi streets were dumping garbage on roads when they open for business and close down at night.
Besides, plastic cups and used tea dust and waste water were left outside the tea-stalls,. He asked the shopkeepers to keep the garbage collected in bags at their shops itself and dump them in dust bins or in corporation lorries collecting garbage.