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Pulwama Terror Attack: 'Vande Matram' reverberates in Mumbai as protesters block Mumbai local demanding action against Pakistan

According to sources on the ground, the public gathered has not been mobilised by any political party or outfit, it is impromptu protest by the commuters.

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Mumbai Updated on: February 16, 2019 13:45 IST
Pulwama Terror Attack: Protesters chanting 'Vande Matram' block Mumbai locals

Pulwama Terror Attack: Protesters chanting 'Vande Matram' block Mumbai locals

Chants of 'Vande Mataram' reverberated in Mumbai on Saturday as daily commuters took over the train tracks at Nalasupara and Virar stations, blocking local train traffic. They raised slogans against Pakistan and demanding quick action against the neighbouring nation for Pulwama terror attack.

According to sources on the ground, the public gathered has not been mobilised by any political party or outfit, it is an impromptu protest by the commuters.

Several parts of Mumbai and Thane are observing shutdown as a mark of respect to the martyrs. The train services have been blocked for over two hours now. 

 

The Mumbai Police has appealed to people to not block the railway stations and clear the path. However, the protesters have refused to budge untill their message reaches the concerned authorities.  

Update: Mumbai Police baton charge protesters blocking local train service in Nalasoprara. Services resumed. 

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