BEST Strike: MNS workers stop construction for coastal road project

MNS workers asserted that the construction for coastal road project should not start until the BEST strike comes to an end

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Update: After MNS' intervention, the construction work for Mumbai's dream project - Coastal Road - was stalled. However, the same was initiated again after a while.

Amid the ongoing Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) strike, in its aggressive move, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) on Monday stopped the ongoing construction work for the proposed coastal road project in Worli, Mumbai. 

MNS workers opposed the work for coastal road project and forced the workers on the site to vacate while stopping the machinery. Moreover, the MNS workers locked the offices at the site and warned that the work for the same should not start until the BEST strike is over. 

BEST workers' strike has entered the seventh day and no solution was derived after the meeting on Monday. The meeting between the BEST workers and the BEST administration along with the transport department authorities at Mantralaya was unable to come out with any results to end the strike. 

Also Read - BEST Strike: Bombay HC To Hear The Petition Against Ongoing Strike On Monday

BEST Workers’ Union Secretary Shashank Rao had earlier said that they won’t end the strike until their demands are met. Meanwhile, MNS chief Raj Thackeray will meet CM Devendra Fadnavis at the latter’s residence to find a solution for the same. 

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