Two More Die Of Jaundice In Shimla
February 21, 2016 12:27 am Author ~ The Legitimate
Jagdish Vats, a lawyer who was admitted to IGMC here and was referred to PGI, Chandigarh died in the wee hours today while another person succumbed to the disease at Indira Gandhi Medical College (IGMC) here, IGMC sources said.
A 25-year old woman had died of the disease after delivering a baby while another lawyer Rakesh Chandel and one Onkar Nath from Khilani in Shimla died at IGMC yesterday, they said.
With no sign of a let up in the disease, lawyers are contemplating to move the High Court over the issue.
Himachal Pradesh Chief minister Virbhadra Singh has attributed the seepage of sewage into main water source to houses constructed upstream the Ashwani Khud water supply scheme and said that these houses have no proper mechanism for treatment of sewage. He had announced that the Town and Country Planning department would look into matter.(Agencies)