Mumbai Local News: BMC has described the country’s financial capital Mumbai as an open defecation-free city, but the truth is quite the opposite.
Mumbai Local News: BMC has described the country’s financial capital Mumbai as an open defecation-free city, but the truth is quite the opposite. According to a report, a large number of people defecate on the railways in several places in Mumbai. Due to this, the tracks deteriorated and the speed of the train had to be reduced a lot. Read more – Platform ticket price hike: 5 times the price of platform tickets in Maharashtra, that’s all you have to pay
According to a report in the Mumbai Mirror, the Central Railway, which operates trains in Mumbai, is very upset to see this. That is why he has to reduce the speed of trains on some routes from 100 kmph to 30 kmph. Read more – Mumbai Local Train News Update 24th February 2021: No masked passengers are OK, fines millions
The Mumbai Mirror wrote to Central Railway officials that the quality of the railway had deteriorated due to human excreta and urine. Due to this, the life of the track has also been reduced. On the other hand, the track is not being repaired there due to excessive human defecation and urination. Workers who maintain the track refuse to work in those areas. Read more – Mumbai Local News Update: When allegations of a woman’s death in Maharashtra were added to the minister’s name, the Deputy Chief Minister said.
Officials said workers were deployed in the slum area to prevent people on the railway from defecating. Those who defecated were also fined, but there was no difference. The situation is the same as before.
Railways says it is liaising with BMC to ensure proper provision of toilets in the slums along the railway line and prevent people from going to the tracks on the way to the sewers.