Symbolic power cut at civic office for polluting river in Kolhapur

Updated: Dec 28, 2017, 20:12 IST | PTI | Kolhapur

Electric supply to the Kolhapur Municipal Corporation building was today disconnected for one hour as a symbolic action against the civic body by the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board

Electric supply to the Kolhapur Municipal Corporation building was today disconnected for one hour as a symbolic action against the civic body by the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board.

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Officials said action was taken against the KMC as it was releasing untreated sewage into the Panchganga river due to a pipeline burst in September. They added that such an act, under section 33A of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974, was done earlier in the year 2003.

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