Civic body in dock for jaundice deaths

MUMBAI, June 21: A day after chief minister Prithviraj Chavan visited Ichalkaranji, where 29 persons have succumbed to jaundice, the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) on Wednesday initiated criminal proceedings against the Ichalkaranji municipal council officials for blatant violation of the Environment Protection Act and Water (prevention and control of pollution), Act.

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