Civic governance has collapsed: Rahul

Civic governance has collapsed: Rahul

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Congress president Rahul Gandhi.(Photo: IANS)
Mumbai: The site where a section of a foot overbridge caved in over the Western Railway (WR) tracks following incessant rain, leaving five persons injured, and creating a scare among the commuters in Mumbai, on July 3, 2018. (Photo: Sandeep Mahankal/IANS)
Mumbai: The site where a section of a foot overbridge caved in over the Western Railway (WR) tracks following incessant rain, leaving five persons injured, and creating a scare among the commuters in Mumbai, on July 3, 2018. (Photo: Sandeep Mahankal/IANS)
Mumbai: Rescue workers clear the debris after a portion of the Gokhale footover Bridge, running east-west over the Andheri station crashed over the Western Railway (WR) tracks injuring at least three, at Andheri in Mumbai on July 3, 2018. Coupled with torrential overnight rains, the crash severely hit Mumbai
Mumbai: Rescue workers clear the debris after a portion of the Gokhale footover Bridge, running east-west over the Andheri station crashed over the Western Railway (WR) tracks injuring at least three, at Andheri in Mumbai on July 3, 2018. Coupled with torrential overnight rains, the crash severely hit Mumbai
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday took a dig at the Maharashtra government after a portion of a railway footover bridge collapsed in Mumbai, saying civic governance had collapsed in the city.
"The streets are flooded, citizens stranded, bridges collapsing. Civic governance has collapsed. My thoughts are with the citizens of Mumbai. Stay safe!" Gandhi said in a tweet.
A section of Gokhale Bridge on SV Road, which connects East and West Andheri stations, suddenly caved in trapping at least five persons and paralysing the suburban and long-distance train services on Western Railway.
Heavy rains have left many areas flooded, playing havoc with road and rail traffic.
--IANS
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