Joint team of BMC, BSP conduct raid on hotels

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 04 Aug 2017 10:36:32



After receiving complaints regarding sale of stale food items and utterly unhygienic conditions of the hotels situated at Hospital Sector Market near JLN Hospital Sector-9, the joint teams of PHD of BSP and BMC on Thursday raided the hotels and juice centers. During the raid it was seen that the situation is much worse than that the complaints were made about. 

Here it needs a mention that the Hospital Sector Market situated near JLN Hospital is one of the biggest and nearest market in the vicinity of Sector-9 Hospital, and the relatives of the patients admitted in Sector-9 hospital depends on this market for purchasing the juice, tea, snacks, breakfast, lunch and dinners. Considering this aspect, the joint teams from BMC and BSP have raided the hotels for verifying the allegations. During raid, it came to the fore that Hotel Murgan and Laxmi Vilas Hotel were using water for cooking and serving, procured from the open dirty well. Also, the edible items like pastes made for Idlis, Dosa and Vada were stale and were not fit for consumption.

The kitchens of both the hotels were found to be unhygienic and also stinking. Moreover, the cold drink bottles were found to be of expired dates. Not only this, but the hotels were using home LPG instead of the commercial LPG Gas.

Food Inspector, Vinit Das, initiating immediate action, seized the gas cylinder and prepared complaint to file in the competent court. Seeing that the complaint was justified, Commissioner, KL Chouhan immediately informed the Food and Drug Department, who in turn reached the spot and sealed the shops and took the samples of the water from the open well. Also the Juice Center owner was not having any license for selling juice. Moreover it was found that he was using rotten fruits for preparing juice.

Those present during the raid were In-charge of Food PHD BSP, KK Yadav, Assistant Manager, AK Banjara, Ramesh K Gupta, VK Bhondekar, Inspector, DK Mishra, Sarat Ratnakar while from BMC those present were Ajay Shukla, Ramayan Singh, Shyamlal, Manjhi, Sharad Dubey, Yashwant Chatruvedi along with Vinit Das from Food Department, Ajay Singh, Narad Kosre, Kshirsagar Patel and others from Food and Drug Department.