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BMC seals 12 eateries, razes illegal construction at 135

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

The civic body today announced that over the past two days it had sealed 12 eateries for flouting fire safety norms and demolished unauthorised construction carried out in 135 establishments.

A senior today said that the action was carried out by 52 squads that surveyed 795 eateries across

"We have seized 319 cylinders as well and action is being taken under provisions of the Fire Prevention and Life Safety Act and the Municipal Corporation Act," he informed.

The added that 438 owners have also been asked to rectify irregularities at their establishments.

The action is part of an ongoing drive the started after a devastating fire swept through a pub in the Kamala Mills area of central ih the early hours of December 29 killing 14 people.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, January 11 2018. 19:15 IST