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MCG to seal 298 ‘hazardous’ mobile towers near houses

Posted by seumasach on April 12, 2012

Times of India

7th January, 2012

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GURGAON: In a bizarre move, the Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon (MCG) has decided toseal all the mobile towers in its jurisdiction with immediate effect, citing health hazards.

This move is seen affecting mobile services particularly in the old city. While it’s not clear what the health hazards caused by mobile towers are, this decision was taken unanimously during Friday’s House meeting. There are a total of 502 mobile towers in the city out of which 298 are under the MCG’s jurisdiction.

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