BMC demands apology from Mumbai-based NGO

Sakal Times
Friday, 14 July 2017

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has sent a notice to Praja Foundation, an NGO working on civic issues in Mumbai. The notice is regarding misrepresenting of facts in their white paper released recently on malnutrition in civic schools. The BMC demanded an unconditional apology or threatened to sue the NGO under charges of defamation

Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has sent a notice to Praja Foundation, an NGO working on civic issues in Mumbai. The notice is regarding misrepresenting of facts in their white paper released recently on malnutrition in civic schools. The BMC demanded an unconditional apology or threatened to sue the NGO under charges of defamation.

Sunil Dhamane, Deputy Municipal Commissioner (Health) of the BMC, issued the notice calling NGO Praja’s white paper on ‘The State of Health in Mumbai’, released recently, as a farce to malign the public body.
Praja Foundation had earlier this year revealed

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