MUMBAI: Maharashtra Environment Minister Ramdas Kadam on Monday alleged that frequent fire incidents occurring in the Deonar dumping ground were a conspiracy to malign the Shiv Sena.
“Frequent fire incidents in the Deonar dumping ground are conspiracy to malign Shiv Sena,” Kadam said in the Maharashtra Assembly.
“I will request Chief Minister to initiate investigation into this,” he added.
A fire that broke out at Mumbai's Deonar dumping ground in the eastern suburbs of the city last evening.
The fire intensified later and spread to around two-three square kilometres.
A massive fire had broken out at the city's biggest dumping yard, spread across 326 acres, on January 27. It was brought under control after seven days of round-the-clock fire-fighting.