Clean home-gul­lies is Fort’s motto

Res­i­dents in the area have urged the civic au­thor­i­ties to cre­ate aware­ness about a clean neigh­bour­hood

DNA (Daily News & Analysis) Mumbai Edition - - FRONT PAGE -

find­ing peo­ple who throw garbage is dif­fi­cult as ha­bit­ual of­fend­ers also throw garbage in the night when there is noone watch­ing. “Some­times so much garbage is thrown at one go that there is a loud thump­ing sound. We some­times fear that some­thing has collapsed,” said Me­hernosh Bharucha, who lives with an aged mother, and com­plains of get­ting dis­turbed at night.

“In my build­ing, the wa­ter tank is ad­ja­cent to the house-gully. There is al­ways a risk of wa­ter get­ting con­tam­i­nated due to that. Ro­dents are also a big prob­lem be­cause peo­ple throw garbage,” said Irene Fer­nan­des, an­other res­i­dent.

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