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S’CRUZ SOCIETY BECOMES THE FIRST TO FILE COMPLAINT AGAINST DANGEROUS CELL TOWER WHICH POSE AS A HEALTH HAZARD

cell-tower-2In what may be a first of its kind in the country, a group of tenants and a hospital at Santacruz (East) have filed a complaint against the installation of a cell tower on the terrace of a commercial building, alleging it was done without their consent, citing health hazards. The tower was installed by MTNL on Shiv Mani building, which houses offices. Hearing reports on the harmful effects of radiation by mobile towers, the residents along with authorities of Maharshi Dadhichi Hospital nearby, lodged a complaint in which they opposed the installation of the tower expressing fears that, once operational, it “may expose them to powerful and extremely hazardous radiation, which may endanger their lives. Narayan Palav, member, Sankalp Charitable Trust that runs the hospital stated that maximum patients suffer from kidney failure due to such radiations. Physician and surgeon Dr H.C Sharma informed that radiations sent out by mobile tower can gradually affect a person’s health. With cameraperson Lahu Konde, Hansraj Kanaujia for NMTV news.

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