Mosquitoes to sting more in MP.ALLOWING mosquitoes to breed in and around your house may attract a fine of Rs 500 fine in Madhya Pradesh Madhya Pradesh (mäd`yə prä`dĭsh), state (2001 provisional pop. 60,385,118), 119,010 sq mi (308,240 sq km), central India, between the Deccan and the Ganges plain. The capital is Bhopal. . The state's health department has decided to penalise Verb 1. penalise - impose a penalty on; inflict punishment on; "The students were penalized for showing up late for class"; "we had to punish the dog for soiling the floor again"
penalize, punish people if mosquitoes are found breeding in their premises.
Till July this year, about 18 districts of the state were in the grip of malaria with 24,334 cases being reported.
Similarly, 16 cases of dengue dengue
or breakbone fever or dandy fever
Infectious, disabling mosquito-borne fever. Other symptoms include extreme joint pain and stiffness, intense pain behind the eyes, a return of fever after brief pause, and a characteristic rash. has been reported in capital Bhopal alone. In the past one month, eight people have died of the disease in the state, an official said.
The public health engineering department is taking the help of a 1999 Act that allows penal action against an institution or person for allowing mosquitoes to breed.
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