Safety Concerns Raised Over Monsoon Tourist Spots in Pune District: Immediate Govt  Action Urged

Safety Concerns Raised Over Monsoon Tourist Spots in Pune District: Immediate Govt  Action Urged

Safety Concerns Raised Over Monsoon Tourist Spots in Pune District: Immediate Govt  Action Urged

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Siddharth Shirole, MLA from Shivajinagar, has raised urgent concerns about safety at monsoon tourist spots in Pune district. Recent incidents, including drownings and fatalities, highlight serious lapses in safety measures at popular sites like Kalsubai Peak and Torna Fort. Shirole has called on the government to swiftly implement crowd control measures and SOPs to ensure tourist safety during the monsoon season.

On Tuesday Siddharth Shirole, the MLA from Shivajinagar, voiced serious concerns regarding the worsening safety conditions at monsoon tourist destinations across Pune district. He called upon the state government to urgently intervene in light of recent incidents highlighting significant lapses in safety protocols.

Recent tragedies, including multiple drownings and fatalities due to heart attacks, have underscored the critical need for enhanced safety measures at popular tourist sites such as Kalsubai Peak, Torna Fort, and Tamhini Ghats. These incidents have been exacerbated by overcrowding during the monsoon season, posing grave risks to visitors.

In response to these alarming developments, Siddharth Shirole emphasized the immediate implementation of effective crowd control measures and the establishment of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to ensure the safety of tourists. He stressed that swift action is imperative to prevent further tragedies and maintain public safety.

“I am confident that the government will address these critical issues with the urgency they demand,” stated Siddharth Shirole, urging prompt governmental action to safeguard tourists visiting these popular destinations during the monsoon.

The call for action comes amidst a surge in tourist activity during the monsoon season, where natural beauty attracts visitors from across the region. The appeal by Siddharth Shirole highlights the pressing need for proactive measures to mitigate risks and ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all tourists visiting Pune district’s picturesque monsoon locales.