Lata Mangeshkar’s building sealed by BMC as a precautionary measure
Amid Coronavirus, Lata Mangeshkar's building has been sealed by Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)
On Saturday (August 29,2020) the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has sealed the building of playback legend Lata Mangeshkar in Prabhukunj building at Peddar Road in south Mumbai as a precautionary measure amid the coronavirus pandemic. However, the 90-year-old singer and her family are safe.
Lata Mangeshkar‘s family released an official statement that read as: “We have been inundated by calls all evening enquiring whether Prabhukunj is sealed. The Building Society and the BMC have sealed it from the onset of the epidemic as we have senior citizens at home and in the building, and it is mandatory to take these precautions. Even our usual festive Ganesha celebrations were a simple familial one this time, to cooperate and support social distancing.”
The statement also stated the family members of the singer are safe, “Please do not react to any hearsay on the health of our family members, especially. We, as a building society in unison, are taking utmost caution, care and co-operating to ensure the well-being and safety of all the senior citizens especially, and all the other residing members as well. By God’s grace and the wishes of so many, the family is safe!” said the statement.
On Monday, India reported 78,512 new coronavirus cases, the total cases in the country now stand at 36,21,245, according to the data released by the Union Health Ministry this morning.
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