Mail News Service
Jamshedpur, April 18: Air pollution in the entire Tata Foundry colonies has assumed serious dimensions. One pointer towards this problem is that several cement godowns at Lal Baba Tata Foundry have cropped up without proper and systematic storage provisions and cement dust from these open godowns vilify the air. The Foundry area is under Burmamines police station. Cement dust particles have added to the quality of open air and this fact has seen to many health hazards in the Tata Foundry localities. Health ailments like cough, asthma, burning sensations in the eyes and breathing problems have become common. Social organization, Jan Satyagraha has submitted a memorandum to the Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board along with the Deputy Commissioner and SDO on Monday and demanded appropriate legal action against the perpetrators of pollution. Keeping in mind environmental protection and health aspects of citizens, Jan Satyagraha has demanded strict action to ensure proper and healthy atmosphere in the Tata Foundry localities. The Jan Satyagrah delegation included Manjit Kumar Mishra, Mahesh Paswan, Satyendra Sharma, Mukesh Kumar, Jeet Arya, Pappu Kumar and other members of the organization.