4 who sat on hunger strike against Deonar dump site hospitalised

Four people, who sat on a hunger strike against the Deonar dumping ground along with local corporator Mohammad Siraj Shaikh, have been admitted to the Shatabdi Hospital at Govandi on Monday. This was the third day of the strike.

Mr Shaikh, corporator from ward no.130 Shivaji Nagar area near Deonar, along with 11 other local residents has been sitting on a hunger strike at Rafi Nagar, 90 feet road near Deonar dump yard since Saturday.

“Despite this being the third day of strike, no civic authorities have taken note of it. Four people have been rushed to the hospital. We will continue with the strike till the time the authorities do not give it to us in writing that the Deonar dumping ground will be shifted,” said Mr Shaikh.