Bollywood Celebrities Penalized For Encouraging ‘Dengue’….


See, as to how the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is not leaving the celebrities! Following their negligent attitude towards preventing Dengue promoting atmosphere outside their houses, the BMC has penalized some of the celebrities! Dengue fever which is a disease caused by viruses that are transmitted to people by mosquitoes, has taken the whole country by storm with more than 70 per cent of cases reported. The diseases that leads to fever, has put many of the poor people into danger. But it seems few of Bollywood celebrities aren’t aware about it and that they are ignoring the problem.

According to the reports, Bollywood actors Anil Kapoor, Juhi Chawla and Jeetendra are to be fined for hosting mosquito breeding grounds in dengue season outside their homes. On Thursday, the Brihan Mumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has sent a legal notice against film stars and celebrities as well as commoners who have been careless about the serious problem. Civic inspectors have found stagnant pools of water in containers at the Juhu and Malabar Hill homes of all the three homes. The three stars were also fined between Rs 2,000 and Rs 10,000, to be determined by a magistrate.

Homes of actors Amitabh Bachchan, Shilpa Shetty, Mahesh Bhatt and Shabana Azmi’s were also surveyed but no mosquito breeding sites were found there. Also Amit Kumar, son of late Kishore Kumar was let go with the last warning during the ongoing inspection drive in Mumbai. The officials witnessed a rise in dengue due to mosquitoes in his home surrounding. According to the reports, the officials have found the breeding sites in plastic sheets, decorative mud pots and other unclean places in the vicinity of Bollywood celebrities’ homes. People of Mumbai have appreciated the kind of efforts the BMC personnel have exerted over curbing the Dengue menace.

Now, we have to see as to how the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) will react, over the rampant spreading of fever cases in filmnagar, where most of the celebrities have their houses. Filmnagar is already known for drainage problems, whenever rainy season touches Hyderabad.