Hi Friends,

Even as I launch this today ( my 80th Birthday ), I realize that there is yet so much to say and do.

There is just no time to look back, no time to wonder,"Will anyone read these pages?"

With regards,
Hemen Parekh
27 June 2013

Thursday, 13 July 2017

Noise Complaints ?

DNA ( 14 July ) reports :

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday , directed the State government to immediately set up a GRIEVANCE REDRESSAL MECHANISM , before the festive season begins, for citizens to complain about violation of noise pollution rules by mandals and pandals , via email , telephone calls , and text messages

Had the Hon Judge read my following suggestions , he would have simply said :

“ Dear Shri Chief Minister ,

You are , hereby directed to launch before 30 July , following mobile app :

Further to eliminate police intervention ( - and consequent ‘ hafta ‘ ) , you are directed to implement a technology-based infrastructure , which automatically switch off all those loud speakers , the moment they exceed 80 db , as explained in ,

14  July  2017