PONDA: The locals residing at the Green Park residential area opposite the CMM Company in Curti-Khandepar Panchayat are furious that despite their opposition to mobile towers in their area, the work on its erection has begun.
The locals said they had submitted a memorandum to Ponda Deputy Collector in October 2022. After that, the work was stopped; however, now the Contractor started work in Police Presence.
Local Panchmember Nilkant Naik said he was with people and asked the Mobile company to shift the tower away from the residential area.
The locals said the tower is very close to residential houses.
The locals questioned how PWD could permit such towers to be erected close to houses. Locals suspected that PWD officials inspected the area before giving permission.
The locals asked why they needed to be taken into confidence when they had submitted a memorandum to the government opposing the tower.
The locals urged now VP Curti Khandepar and Deputy Collector Ponda to look into safety issues which could be hazardous on account of radiation which would be harmful to children and affect the health of Citizens.