The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) sent notification to no less than three Bollywood actors and a singer after mosquito rearing sites were found amid a normal assessment in their homes and greenery enclosures. With temperature rising, instance of dengue brought about by Aedes Aegypti breeding inside that are relentlessly climbing. Actors Juhi Chawla living in Malabar Hills, Jitendra and Anil Kapoor living in Juhu, were issued orders under Section 381 B of Mumbai Municipal Corporation (MMC) Act, 1888, for not taking measures to forestall mosquito breeding.
Artist Amit Kishore Ganguly, likewise living in Juhu, was issued a comparative notification. As per sources, BMC authorities discovered breeding sites in a wellspring in a garden at Jitendra’s house. At Anil Kapoor’s home, a rearing site was found outside his residence in a covering sheet. Kapoor’s little girl and performing artist Sonam Kapoor has contracted dengue before. As indicated by metro authorities, a breeding site was found in a fancy pot at Chawla’s residence.
According to the MMC Act, BMC can force a fine of Rs 2,000 to Rs 10,000 on wrongdoers not anticipating mosquito breeding in private properties. Since September 1, 1,648 rearing sites have been found in private societies, corporate structures, educational organizations and government buildings. The city is seeing an ascent in dengue with 2,496 experiencing symptomatic treatment for dengue or dengue like disease in public hospitals subsequent to September 1.
469 patients have tested positive for dengue since January. The loss of life has come to three, the most recent victim being a 36-year-old lady from Andheri West. As per the insecticide office regardless of making awareness residential societies choose not to see to mosquito reproducing destinations. Highest breeding spots are in petri dishes, refrigerator plate, feng shui plants, and money plants inside residence.