Police Lathicharged Crowd Defying Lockdown At Bandra Station In Mumbai

Mumbai, the city with the highest amount of COVID-19 cases, became the spot of a massive protest this afternoon as crowds of migrant workers gathered out there the Bandra station, opposing the prolongation of the lockdown.

Video clip by the region demonstrated thousands of citizens jostling, giving a go by to govt warnings regarding COVID-19 & social distancing.

Most demanded which they soon be allowed to go house. Sources stated the masses also had citizens by the close by slums, who had come in the lookout for food. When the masses ignored many warnings to disperse, batons have been utilized, the police stated.

The pics – reminiscent of the large migrant exodus out there the inter-state bus stations in National capital afterwards the lockdown had been announced for the 1st time – rised queries regarding just how such a large crowd gathered in spite of several containment zones in the Mumbai city.

It also rised concern regarding the further spread of the infection –Mumbai has seen over 1,500 cases of CORONAVIRUS, over half of the 2,300+ cases in Maharashtra.

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