Pollution Board Cuts Power At Civic Body Office As Symbolic Action For Polluting River

Officials said action was taken against the KMC as it was releasing untreated sewage into the Panchganga river due to a pipeline burst in September.

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Pollution Board Cuts Power At Civic Body Office As Symbolic Action For Polluting River

The Pollution Board's action was because of untreated sewage into the Panchganga river (Representational)

Kolhapur:  Electric supply to the Kolhapur Municipal Corporation building was disconnected today for an hour as symbolic action against the civic body by the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board.

Officials said action was taken against the KMC as it was releasing untreated sewage into the Panchganga river due to a pipeline burst in September.

They added that such an act, under section 33A of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974, was done earlier in the year 2003.

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