Bombay High Court to hear plea on condition of foot overbridges in Mumbai

  • | Saturday | 16th March, 2019

On March 22, the Bombay High Court will take up hearing of a criminal public interest litigation filed by activist Pradeep Bhalekar, highlighting the lack of safety of railway bridges for commuters. During one of the hearing, the court said, "Population is increasing, but the railway has no plans to tackle this problem. The court in over several hearings stated that the civic and railway authorities has had a laid back attitude when it comes to safety of commuters. Bhalekar has sought directions to constitute a committee to conduct survey of all existing bridges in the Maharashtra and carry out repair works if they are found in dilapidated conditions. LowdownActivist Pradeep Bhalekar has sought directions to constitute a committee to conduct survey of all existing bridges in the Maharashtra and carry out repair works if they are found in dilapidated conditions.

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