A massive fire at Mumbai’s Kamala Mills killed at least 14 people and injured more than 19. As per the reports, the most of the injured people were the youths who were celebrating a Birthday party. As per the reports, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis visited Kamala Mills tragedy site. At the site, CM Fadvanis said strict action to be taken against the people who are responsible for the incident. The fire was reported at 12:30 a.m., from the rooftop restaurant in the Kamala Trade house and is quickly spread to another pub and restaurants in the vicinity. As per the reports, there were allegations that restaurant is violating open spaces norms and there are around 36 restaurants in Kamala Mills.
In accordance with that, CM Devendra Fadvanis said that BMC has instructed to audit all the structure and the places where such exercises have been carried out with permission. Also said that he asked the Municipal Commissioner to conduct a proper inquiry and submit a report within 15 days. As per the reports, the government has also suspended five BMC officials and transferred one ward officer after the tragedy at the Kamala Mills.
After knowing about the Kamala Mills fire, the Ministers, Celebrities and Twitteratti expressed grief and condolences to the families of the sufferers. The actress Hema Malini has blamed the rising population for the Kamala Mills fire and asked to limit the population of Mumbai. And the Bollywood’s actor Farhan Akhtar tweeted saddened to read about the blaze at Kamala mills which led to the death of several. Also, he condolences to all the families who have been affected and said safety regulations in Mumbai also need to be strengthened. Whereas the MP Kirit Somaiya in the Lok Sabha today claimed that the building ran the pub illegally. And she alleged collusion between municipal authorities and their owners for the massive fire blaze.
Disturbing to know about the loss of lives in unfortunate #KamalaMills fire incident in Mumbai.
My thoughts are with the families who lost their loved ones and prayers for the speedy recovery of the injured.
Directed the BMC Commissioner to conduct an in-depth enquiry.
— Devendra Fadnavis (@Dev_Fadnavis) December 29, 2017
Very Saddened by the #KamalaMills fire tragedy. My deepest condolences to the families who lost their loved ones. May God give them the strength to deal with their loss. Praying for the speedy recovery of the people injured in this fire.🙏
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPkher) December 29, 2017
The #KamalaMills fire incident is a gross disregard for human lives. Urged CM @Dev_Fadnavis ji to fast track the enquiry and hold the guilty accountable. Businesses and bureaucrats responsible for illegal permits procurement should face the highest of the punishments!
— Vinod Tawde (@TawdeVinod) December 29, 2017
Deeply saddened by the #KamalaMills tragedy. Prayers for those who lost their lives and their loved ones.
— Shraddha (@ShraddhaKapoor) December 29, 2017
My heart goes out to all the people affected by the #KamalaMills fire. Greater accountability is needed to avoid such incidences in the future.
— Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) December 29, 2017