shiva-sena-morcha1With the increased water bill sent to the residents, irked Shiv sainiks conducted a morcha at Vashi ward office. Through the morcha, the consumers demanded cancellation of the huge amount of water bill that is being sent to them. Details with this report. With the exorbitant water bills sent to residents of Vashi, a morcha was held by the Sihv Sena party at the Vashi ward office. The morcha was headed by Shiv Sena’s Rajesh Patil, Atul Kulkarni, Manohar Gaikhe and others. While the residents of sector 9 and 10 used to receive bills as per the flat rates which was Rs 90 to 120, post the installation of water meters, the residents started to receive bills of Rs 400 to 500. It maybe recalled that many times reports were shown highlighting the concerns of the residents regarding the nuisance of the installed water meters with residents receiving exorbitant water bills. The morcha led by the shiv sena party seems more like a publicity stunt in lieu of the upcoming elections as an issue that was ongoing for many months suddenly has woken up the state assembly ticket aspirants Rajesh Patil and Manohar Gaike. What’s more, even their own corporators failed to raise their voice in NMMC Standing Committee meets indicating that morcha is rather meaningless and more of a publicity stunt. With cameraperson Kala Jadhav, Vrushali Chitre for NMTV news.

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