India cricket captain Virat Kohli has been fined by the Gurgaon Municipal Company for wastage of ingesting water at his home within the metropolis, officers stated Friday.
The Rs 500-fine was imposed after a home assist was discovered cleansing a automotive with working water from a pipe outdoors Kohli’s DLF Part 1 residence right here, an official stated.
“A penalty of Rs 500 was immediately imposed as per rules on Wednesday and the fine amount was also remitted. The worker was using running water to clean the car, leading to wastage of water,” Public Relation Officer, Gurgaon Municipal Company, S S Rohilla advised PTI.
He stated varied groups of the civic physique go round inspecting water wastage within the metropolis and had taken cognisance of the matter. He added that Gurgaon has a canal-based water provide system.
“We issue advisories from time to time, requesting people to judiciously use drinking water. Whether supply water or ground water, if spent like this gets wasted. In this case, the worker could have used bucket instead of running water,” the officer stated.
He stated this was not a standalone case during which penalty has been imposed for losing water, including lot of occasions individuals are discovered losing water throughout gardening as nicely.
Kohli is at the moment in England the place he’s main the Indian group within the Cricket World Cup.