KHANEWAL - District administration on Tuesday imposed fine on 31 shopkeepers for using polythene bags during delivery of goods to customers. According to official sources, a special campaign under supervision of Deputy Commissioner Umar Iftikhar Sherazi was in progress. The officials of the Environment Department inspected 92 shops. The officials found 44 shops, using polythene bags. About 44 kilograms of Polythene bags were recovered during the inspection. The shopkeepers were fined Rs50,000. The sale of polythene bags is prohibited as it causes environmental pollution. Apart from this, it also results in blockage of sewerage lines. The deputy commissioner appealed to the business community to cooperate in addressing the issue of environmental pollution.