Bombay High Court has ordered The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner to submit a report on the Kamala Mill fire incident by January 19. A ravenous fire had ravaged the lower Parel locality, Mumbai, claiming the lives of 14 people and injuring 30 people in its furnace. As reports indicate, the fire had started from the 1 Above club and had quickly taken over the area, becoming almost unstoppable as people were engulfed in its rage. The court noted that the unfortunate has shaken the shaken the conscious of people.
Headed by Justice Borde, who claimed that such accidents are because of the failure of the administration, and because they’re aren’t able to regulate strict rules at places where such accidents could take place. The owners of the 1 Above bar, Kripesh and Jigar Sanghvi and Abhijeet Mankar were arrested by the Mumbai Police, four days ago as they were trying to abscond and had been staying at a friend’s home.
Justice Borde also said that if the establishments have to be allowed to serve food and other eatable stuff, they should at least have a proper infrastructure so that none of the accidents happen, and if there is danger, then they shouldn’t be given a permit. He told the police to check all the stall that stand at the side of the road, and that none of the additional shelters that are made by the shops to accommodate more people should be allowed. He said that all the points that have been raised by the court will be mentioned in the report in a comprehensive manner so that new amendments must be done to the rules regarding such places.