Now, MNS to 'clean up' Mumbai

Raj today directed his partymen to clean the city with the help of civic officials and local people. "Wherever you find garbage, clean it to control the diseases," he said.
He made it clear that this was not a publicity stunt.

"Many (political leaders) have published their photographs cleaning Mumbai but it was a publicity stunt," he added. He also warned his party men against their involvement helping in proliferation of slums.

"Slums and migrants are responsible for diseases. Slum areas where migrants live are unhygienic," he charged. Raj also pointed that private land are free from slums but land belonging to the state government, centre and BMC are encroached.

"Corporators and government officials are responsible for this and you should control it," he told his party activists.

He also alleged that the statistics and figures of Malaria patients given by the BMC are false. "According to my information, 56 persons have died in KEM hospital in Mumbai alone due to Malaria," he claimed.

Recently, Shiv Sena leaders and Congress MP from Mumbai North Sanjay Nirupam took to streets to clean up the city in the wake of growing Malaria cases.

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