Bengaluru city metro resumes after shutdown

Bengaluru Metro workers go on strike Photograph:( DNA )

WION Web Team Bangalore, Karnataka, India Jul 07, 2017, 06.50 AM (IST)

Bengaluru city metro resumed services after a brief shutdown caused by staff who refused to come to work in protest against the arrest of on of its members by police on Thursday.
 

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UA Vasanth Rao, chief PRO, BMRCL earlier tweeted,"Train service temporarily stopped - will tweet once the issues are resolved."

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Several commuters had to face trouble reaching their place of work in the morning as their primary source of transportation was shut. 

On Thursday, one of the Metro staff members was involved in a scuffle with the police which led to his arrest.

There at least 3 lakh people who depend on the Bangalore Metro service also called the Namma Metro which stretches through 42 kms across the city.

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Bengaluru city metro was shutdown today after the staff refused to come to work in protest against the arrest of on of its members by police

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