Shiv Sena blames increasing population in Mumbai for CSMT bridge collapse

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray did not go to the site of the incident and failed to visit the injured admitted at the hospital

Shiv Sena blames increasing population in Mumbai for CSMT bridge collapse

After the unfortunate CSMT bridge collapse which killed six people and left 36 injured, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) suspended four of its officials after the initial investigation report was out. However, Shiv Sena held the growing crowd in Mumbai responsible for the collapse of the bridge. 

Shiv Sena has been ruling the BMC for nearly two decades and it blamed the increasing population in the city. The article published in ‘Saamana’ on Saturday also stated that the city’s uncontrolled expansion and the failure of government machinery are responsible for such incidents. 

The article further says that Mumbai’s condition has worsened because of the increasing population - the pressure on public facilities, bad city planning. Along with the growing population, coordination between Mumbai Municipal Corporation, State Government, MHADA, MMRDA, Port Trust, Railway, National Highways Authority is also a major problem.

After the accident, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis visited the venue but Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thakre neither visited the site nor met the patients. Now after this article of confrontation and on the next day of the incident, BJP-Shiv Sena joint rally was held in Amravati, with which Mumbai is now making a slug on sensitivity.

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After the incident, Shiv Sena supremo Uddhav Thackeray never visited the spot of the incident and failed to meet the injured admitted in the hospital. Meanwhile, Thackeray writes in Saamana blaming the increasing population.