Of the many places in Mumbai that is haunted by the menace of water mafia, one is Wadibunder area on P D’Mello Road. The Mayor of Mumbai recently visited the area to see for herself that complaints against water thefts were a reality. The Mayor ordered strict action against MCGM officials who failed to act against the complaints of locals regarding water mafia. Of the many complaints of water thefts by piercing water pipelines, one area where residents were constantly complaining was Wadibunder area on P D’Mello Road. Taking cognizance of the complaints Mumbai Mayor Shradha Jadhav visited the area and saw for herself how water was illegally being used and despite locals complaining about it to MCGM officials, the latter did not take any action. A furious Mayor has ordered action against officials responsible for the area. At a time when Mumbai is facing its worst water crisis, the Mayor said it came as a major disappointment that even after several complaints officials sat on nothing. Leader of the House in MCGM Sunil Prabhu too shared the menace of the water mafia after the corporators called an all-party meet to discuss the problem and the steps to be taken to check the menace. With cameraperson Deepak Kamble, Vasudha Dhumak for NMTV News.
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