Business The unsaid tragedy with plastic ban in Maharashtra and why it’s bound to fail Updated : May 30, 2019 08:36 AM IST A blanket ban with hefty fines cannot be the only measure to control pollution. Numerous studies have associated plastic waste with animal deaths, like cows eating up plastic bags in the garbage bins and dying horribly. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.