Mumbai’s affected areas:
Mumbai’s affected areas: The bandh called by Dalit outfits across Maharashtra to protest against Pune’s Koregaon-Bhima violence has severely affected the normal life on Wednesday. As per reports, inter-state bus services have been affected, several BEST buses have been vandalised and metro rail operations have been blocked at various places in Mumbai. Meanwhile, Section 144 has been imposed in Thane and security has been tightened in sensitive areas after Pune’s Koregaon-Bhima violence spread to other parts of Maharashtra.
Here are the live updates:- (Mumbai’s affected areas)
1 Mumbai Central Railway and Harbour Line affected
2 All trains leading to Kalyan and Panvel route have been affected
3 No trains have left or arrived since 11 am
4 Long distance trains also affected
5 Large number of commuters stranded
Here are the most Mumbai’s affected areas :-
1 Two Thane Municipal Transport buses and an auto-rickshaw vandalized in Chendani Koliwada area, four passengers injured.
2 Metro services between Asalfa and Ghatkopar Metro station stopped by protesters, reports ANI.
3 Shops at NM Joshi Marg forcibly being closed by protesters in Mumbai.
4 13 BEST buses damaged due to stone pelting. Rasta roko at Bandra Kalanagar, Dharavi Kumbharwada, Kamraj Nagar, Santoshnagar Dindoshi, Hanuman Nagar Kandivali; road traffic affected, says reports.
5 Protesters have jammed the Eastern Express Highway near Ghatkopar.
6 Trains have been halted at several stations. train services are mostly affected on harbour line.
7 Trains are now stopped between vasai and virar.
Heavy security arrangements in Dandekar pool in view of protests over Bhima-Koregaon violence. “We appeal all citizens to carry on with their daily routine. There will be peace in the city. Don’t trust rumours being spread on social media,” says DCP Pravin Mundhe.
Commuters stranded in Mumbai because of lesser number of autorickshaw and other transport on roads. An autorickshaw driver in Mulund says, “We are supporting this bandh only because we are scared about our loss. They can vandalise anything here.”