Recently the fire in Mumbai Kamala Mills Building  killed 14 people who mainly belonged to mid 20’s and 30’s.  The fire rapidly spread in entire building and buildings nearby in no more than half and hour. The loss of the lives has sparked a massive outrage, Chief Minister Devender  Fandavis  said five Brihamumbai  Municipal Corporation, or BMC, officials have been suspended and a case registered against owner of the pub “1 Above”. He also added  that  officials would also face  criminal cases  if any inquiry indicated them  of being  “  deliberately negligent”.

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Kamala-mills-fire

BJP has been in power with BMC along with the Shiv Sena for two decades , there had been negligence. At least 3 notices were issued and the pub was also closed for sometimes.  But, it reopened, Maharashtra  BJP spokesperson Shweta Shalini  told “That  is why the Chief Minister stepped in  and said if we find  a similar kind of negligence, then the officials will be booked too”

A majority of women came to the rooftop for a birthday party celebration, the police said. The 28 year old women celebrating  birthday was one of the victim. There have been allegations that civic authorities ignored construction irregularities and violated safety norms in the compound.

The fire is suspected to have start a little after 12.30am and spread quickly. Actor and Rahjya Sabha Lawmaker, Jaya Bachchan said, “I have been to Kamala Mills, it is like a bhool Bhulaiya and has narrow lanes. So obvious there has been negligence.

Several news channel had to shut down their broadcast due to the damage to their equipment.

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