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Twitterati troll Hema Malini for her insensitive remark on the Mumbai Kamala Mills fire

Atleast 14 people died and 54 others were injured in the Mumbai Kamala Mills fire in the early hours of Friday. BJP MP Hema Malini, while talking about the tragedy, stated that overflowing pollution is one of the reasons why such incidents take place.

By: Trends Desk | New Delhi | Published: December 30, 2017 10:11 pm
hema malini, Kamala Mills fire, hema malini comments on Kamala Mills fire, what is Kamala Mills fire, Indian express, Indian express news While Hema Malini did say that the incident was due to casualness, she further stated that such things reoccur as there is no control over population. (Source: File Photo)

While actor Renuka Shahane slammed authorities for the Mumbai Kamala Mills fire, BJP MP Hema Malini had a different take on the issue. While speaking about the tragedy, Malini said that such incidents should not take place and it is clearly a case of casualness. She further stated that authorities usually put a lot of restrictions and it is surprising how these restaurants were allowed. However, when asked why such incidents were reoccurring in Mumbai, her response managed to trigger a backlash on social media. ANI posted the response of the politician on Twitter:

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: Hema Malini,BJP MP”

Soon people started responding to the tweet and started trolling the actor for passing an insensitive statement about the issue. While some called her statement illogical, others asked whether she herself belonged to the city or not.

Atleast 14 people died and 54 others were injured in the Mumbai Kamala Mills fire in the early hours of Friday. After the incident, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis ordered an inquiry into the incident, and  five municipal officials were suspended.

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  1. Brigadier Gen
    Dec 31, 2017 at 6:01 am
    What she has said is right. Bombay civic services are over strained. People from BIMARU states have made Bombay their employment centre due to lack of opportunities in their home states. 50 per cent of Bombay is slum, highest for any city.
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    1. k 4329
      Dec 31, 2017 at 4:06 am
      She should be made minister of family planning.
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      1. Sunil Sharma
        Dec 31, 2017 at 3:58 am
        "Bhasanti" has been real d x mb in Movies and as a politician, she is the Propaganda loud speakers for fekuji . Her last killer accident death of a child in Rajasthan high way and her " NO EFFORT" to rush the child to the hospital proves beyod all reasonable doubt . THIS REAL saffron INDYA" get rid of these fake politicians they care TWO HOOT FOR THE AVERAGE INDIAN CITIZEN ON THE STREET THEY MOTO DIVIDE THE COUNTRY AND Fxx K RULE BHARAT take it to DOOMSDAY
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        1. pawan dube
          Dec 31, 2017 at 2:35 am
          Well it proves only dumbo like her are elected as leaders and welcome to new emerging India...
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          1. Rohan Desai
            Dec 30, 2017 at 10:50 pm
            Next PM of India or next president of USA? Basanti finally in her elements..sholay returns!
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            1. Sunil Sharma
              Dec 31, 2017 at 4:00 am
              Basnti wishes like Irani to be the next pm of Bharat if theyu can dislodge fekuji and big dumbo as. Save my Bharat
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