Puttur: A man who was seen dumping waste by the side of the road learnt a lesson of civic sense on Wednesday.
Razaq, a resident of Kallarpe cross in Koornadka had brought waste and was disposing it of by the side of the road. Those residing around informed the gram panchayat office.
Panchayat vice president Vasant, former president Vijaya, panchayat development officer and others arrived at once. Besides warning him not to repeat it, he was made to gather all the waste he had dumped and load it back into the vehicle and take it way for disposal at the designated place.