ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Owning the Problem

Building Collapses

Due to interventions by political leaders and other vested interests, even severely dilapidated buildings in Mumbai are not vacated. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's engineers are thus a demoralised lot and also do not have any executive powers. The technical staff, that forms the backbone of the municipal body, has been made spineless by a system dominated by those who are not accountable.

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