Mr. Deora on 29th October, 2013 inaugurated the ‘Burn the Mosquito’ campaign for the awareness and prevention of dengue & malaria which was organised by Mumbai Regional Congress Committee (MRCC) Spokesperson Vinod Shekhar. The event took place at CPRA Bay View Marine in Cuffe Parade and the chief guest for the event was MLA Annie Shekhar. An effigy of the Aedes aegypti, the mosquito which can spread the dengue fever and other vector borne diseases, was burnt.