Mumbai mayor Kishori Pednekar on Thursday mentioned that the monetary capital doesn’t have any rivers to dump the lifeless our bodies. The assertion will be seen as a jibe at BJP-ruled Uttar Pradesh the place a whole bunch of corpses had been not too long ago discovered floating in Ganga river or buried within the sand of its banks.
“We’ve got by no means underreported Covid deaths. We’ll by no means achieve this in Mumbai. We don’t have rivers to dump the lifeless our bodies. We respect households and we duly give dying certificates,” the mayor mentioned.
The horror in Uttar Pradesh first got here to mild on Could 10 when 71 corpses washed up on the river financial institution in Bihar’s Chausa village, close to the state border. Those that stay near the place the our bodies had been washed up worry they’re Covid-19 victims.
Talking on the constructing collapse in Malad, she mentioned, “Audit occurs in each ward and we ship notices. Individuals nonetheless desire to stay inside and die quite than shifting to a safer place.”
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