Rahul Gandhi Tours Deonar Garbage Dump, Likely To Become Election Issue

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on the Deonar garbage dumping ground in Mumbai.
MUMBAI:
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several fires these days broke accessible, sending poisonous smoke into the air
Congress probable to highlight civic mess in the run as much as municipal polls
Shiv Sena presently runs the Brihanmumbai Municipal employer
Congress vice chairman Rahul Gandhi toured the Deonar rubbish dumpyard located in the japanesesuburb of Mumbai, where several fires have broken out over the previous couple of months, sendingpoisonous smoke into the place.

Deonar has 12 million tonnes of rubbish, in line with a few reports, piled onto nearly 326 acres of land. The Congress is probably to spotlight the civic mess there as a prime point in its marketing campaign for Mumbai’s local company, that is one of the richest in the global with an annual finances of over Rs. 30,000 crore.

speakme on the site, Mr Gandhi attacked top Minister Narendra Modi and stated, “The PM talks of ‘Swachh Bharat’ however study this. speakme approximately ‘Swachh Bharat’ and acting on it are different things.it’s far unhappy that there may be no strategy to clean this dump in a city like Mumbai.”

Elections for the enterprise will be held next year. it is presently run with the aid of the Shiv Sena, that isthe BJP’s junior partner within the Maharashtra authorities.

In February, schools across the dumping yard were closed after flames blazed there, sending thick clouds of smoke into surrounding regions.

The Congress, which governed Maharashtra till 2014 in partnership with Sharad Pawar’s birthday party,presently has just forty one seats in the nation‘s 288-seat assembly.