Vijayawada, Mar 30: The Actor turned Politician Jana Sena president Pawan Kalyan has urged the government to take urgent steps to control the incidence of viral hepatitis in certain localities of Guntur.
"Scores of people have fallen ill close on the heels of the outbreak of gastroenteritis, and three persons, including a days'-old baby, died according to a study by a monitoring team of the JSP," he said.
Doctors said that contaminated water was the cause. Viral hepatitis was rampant in Ramireddyvari Thota, Gunturuvari Thota, and Prakash Nagar.
Earlier, Jana Sena Chief ha made allegations against TDP and CM Chandrababu Naidu and his son Nara Lokesh.