Death of fish in Ulsoor lake: Mayor blames fisheries dept

Death of fish in Ulsoor lake: Mayor blames fisheries dept

Submitted by alvin on Tue, 2016-03-15 16:44 Bengaluru: Blaming Fisheries Department for the death of hundreds of fish at Ulsoor lake, Mayor BN Manjunath Reddy, on Tuesday, said action will be taken against the department for allowing chemical substance into the lake allegedly to breed more fish that resulted in their death. He further said that an investigation into the incident has also been ordered.Accompanied by Minister for Information, Roshan Baig and officials from Pollution Control Board, the mayor inspected the lake and gathered details from the authorities concerned.It can be recalled here that hundreds of fish were found dead on the lake last week. Corporator Mamatha Saravnan who rushed to the spot, blamed contract fishermen for the death of fish. However, nothing concrete in terms of exact cause for the death of fish has emerged.