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Bihar to remove 784 mobile phone towers

Source : IANS
Last Updated: Wed, Mar 20, 2013 16:00 hrs

Patna, March 20 (IANS) Bihar has ordered the removal of 784 mobile phone towers installed in residential areas, and near schools and hospitals here, a minister said Wednesday.

Mobile phone towers are considered hazardous to health for their radiations.

Concerned officials were directed to remove mobile towers after it was found in a survey that 784 mobile towers were installed in residential areas, near schools and hospitals here," state Urban Development Minister Prem Kumar said.

Most of the towers were not registered as per the rules, he said and added that hundreds of such illegal mobile towers were installed across the state.

"The government will soon issue order of removal of such mobile towers in the state," he said.




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