Kolkata, March 31: The Kolkata Municipal Corporation ordered an investigation in the city’s markets after the professed sale of artificial eggs made of “plastic” in the market.
KMC acted on a police complaint filed by Anita Kumar,who discovered “artificial eggs” once she cracked some of them, the civic body has asked police and municipal officials to check all municipal markets.
“These eggs are being sold in the Tiljala market. As soon as I got to know about the complaint, I let the police know so that we can carry out checks of all municipal markets. I have also received some documentary evidence,” said by KMC Mayor Sovan Chatterjee.
According to Anita Kumar,the “fake egg” is made up of strange “plastic-like quality” material.
“I tested my suspicion by putting a match to it because the shell looked plastic and suddenly it caught fire.I was sure that this was not natural and, being a mother, I felt I should alert the public,” Anita said.