MUMBAI: The state government and the municipal corporation have to join hands and ensure that the flood prevention work on the Mithi river is carried out fully if Mumbaikars are to be spared the same fate which overtook the city in 2005 resulting in chaos and deaths of almost 1,000 people.

A study report by the Observer Research Foundation (ORF) has pointed out that though a sum of Rs 1,600 cro