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Angry slum dweller on Thursday afternoon staged a protest at Titwala railway station. The protesters were upset about demolition of Indira Nagar slums by Kalyan Dombivli Municipal Corporation (KDMC), so chose to disrupt suburban services. Hundreds of people — slum dwellers and local residents — swarmed at the railway tracks near Indira Nagar slums between Ambivali and Titwala at 3.15 pm.
The railway administration has requested KDMC to arrange around 100 extra buses to help commuters. The police managed to clear the tracks at 4.31 pm after more than hour of the protest.
After the services were restored, the first train to pass site was Patna-CST Suvidha express. As the railway schedules were disrupted due to the jam, authorities noticed delay of 15 to 20 minutes in train running time.
The police managed to clear the tracks at 4.31 pm after more than hour of the protest.
Central Railway's chief public relations officer, Narendra Patil, confirmed the developments. He said, "Both up and down lines between Kalyan and Kasara were disrupted. Local police, Railway Protection Force, and Government Railway Police personnel had reached the spot to clear the protesters."
However, the protesters, who are local residents, said they will disperse only after intervention by a minister, he added.
Mumbai commuters have disturbed railway services for their interest on several earlier occasions as well.
This article first appeared on mumbaimirror.indiatimes.com
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