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Hema Malini holds Mumbai population responsible for Kamala Mills fire tragedy

Mumbai fire: Each city should have certain population/limit, after that they should not be allowed. Then let them go to another city," ANI quoted Hema Malini as saying while responding to the fire tragedy.

| New Delhi | Updated: December 29, 2017 9:37 pm
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As India mourns the death of 14 people in the fire tragedy at Kamala Mills in Mumbai, BJP MP Hema Malini made a rather controversial statement regarding the reason behind the incident. The actor-turned-politician linked the fire tragedy with the rising population of Mumbai. “Population is so much, the city is spreading like anything. Some restrictions should be done on the population. Each city should have certain population/limit, after that they should not be allowed. Then let them go to another city,” ANI quoted Hema Malini as saying while responding to the fire tragedy.

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Her response came even as police and civic officials of Mumbai blamed the pub owners for the tragedy. According to them, the pub in which the fire broke out did not follow fire safety norms and violated regulations on encroachment with obstructions blocking its emergency exit. In its daily crime report, the police also said the pub’s manager and other staff fled from the spot instead of helping the customers injured in the blaze.

“No fire safety norms were followed by the pub and the management did not make any arrangement for the safe exit of its customers during the blaze,” police said.

The fire started after 12.30 am in the “1 Above” pub on the terrace, and spread to Mojo pub on the third floor one level below, according to BMC. The civic body has suspended five officials in this regard. Most of the victims died of asphyxiation, according to the KEM hospital where the injured and dead were brought.

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  1. Shrigopal Agrawal
    Dec 31, 2017 at 2:55 am
    Y don’t u leave the city??? Crazy lady... who kills someone on highway and has zero remorse is now giving lessons... How many children you have living in Mumbai who are increasing population Madam...?
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    1. Anju Jaiswal
      Dec 30, 2017 at 10:59 am
      No wonder she has raised two dump daughters good for nothing, she should be thrown out of Mumbai first.
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      1. Brigadier Gen
        Dec 30, 2017 at 6:41 am
        The problem is with BIMARU states where population increasing abnormally. In South, Punjab, and Haryana, the increase is not abnormal.This unhealthy rising population reminds us of Malthusian theory of population. It is already putting undue strain on food, water, education, jobs and daily civic needs.
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        1. Birendra Kashyap
          Dec 30, 2017 at 4:30 am
          she is absoultely wright,Indians are breading like rats,with rising population this country is doomed,they have to bring 2 child policy,atlas sombody in chaddi gang got the brain to talk about the real problem of india dear hemaji try your best in reducing the worthless population of this country,it is a curse on this planet
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          1. Satyavadi Khan
            Dec 30, 2017 at 5:37 am
            not rats actually insects.....thx for ur understanding.
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          2. Deepak Sethi
            Dec 30, 2017 at 3:20 am
            We r blaming the pub owner... But no one is talking about authorities taking hefty bribes and giving d licence
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