Mumbai Local Train news: Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope gives BIG update
| Tuesday | 3rd August, 2021
The Health Minister of Maharashtra Rajesh Tope has clarified, on Tuesday, that the decision regarding local train services in Mumbai is currently on hold and a definitive call regarding the same would be taken by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray as the state, on Monday, relaxed COVID-19 lockdown restrictions.
Speaking about the same, Top said, "We are not saying no, but the decision for relaxation in local trains has been put on hold.
Also read Lockdown curbs to remain in 11 districts of Maharashtra, decision on Mumbai local trains soonNotably, local train services were hit again and were discontinued for the general public on April 15.
On Monday, the Bombay High Court also posed a question to the Maharashtra government as to why citizens who had received both doses of the coronavirus vaccine were not allowed to use local train services.
Speaking to reporters in Sangli, CM Thackeray said that allowing the general public to avail of local train services is difficult "in the first phase" given the COVID-19 caseload.
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