Not many would know that apart from being a class actor, Irrfan Khan also shares a societal concern. Recently, the actor, along with the residents of his new locality, protested against three mobile towers installed near his place as he is worried about the radiations emitted from them.
The ‘Piku’ star took to the street and joined in the silent projects against the mobile tower installation which emits dangerous radiations along with the residents of his locality. The peace march was joined by around 400 residents. In today’s life mobile became a necessary which is better understood by everyone but the mobile operators should also understand that it should be installed in such places which is far away from school, parks or residential area. Irrfan moved to his new apartment in the Western suburbs of Mumbai, there have been three new mobile towers installed near his house.
He said, “We all need mobile phones to work in this day and age. However, our mobile network towers need to be planned with better consideration to residential areas, parks, schools, hospitals etc. This is a dire need with today’s increasing health conditions leading to complications due to the radiation. Starting with simple symptoms like headaches, dizziness up to the diagnosis of cancer as witnessed in the Ushakiran building case and numerous other cases. We can only create awareness and urge people to join us in this moment.”