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MNS workers now attack Bandra-Worli sea link toll booth; cause massive traffic jam

Tuesday, 28 January 2014 - 6:00pm IST | Place: Mumbai | Agency: dna webdesk

They hurled stones at the Bandra-Worli Sea Link toll booth, breaking a glass window.
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On Wednesday, there was huge traffic jams on the Bandra-Worli sea link as the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena or MNS workers vandalised a toll booths in Mumbai. This attack was on the orders of party chief Raj Thackeray.

Stones were hurled at the Bandra-Worli sea link toll booth, breaking a glass window.

There were huge traffic jams on the sea link with many commuters facing problems while travelling as a result.

According to reports, 15 MNS workers have been arrested for the attack. Over hundred have been arrested across the state since Sunday.

Following Thackeray's orders, MNS workers have continuously attacked toll booths in several parts of Maharashtra - like Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Thane, Pune, Kalyan, Aurangabad, Nagpur and Nashik.

Read about the other attacks by the party: MNS fury takes its toll on plazas in Maharashtra

The state government in Maharashtra which is ruled by Congress-NCP has warned of strict action against those behind the violence.

Mumbai's five entry points generate around Rs2 billion a year from toll collection and are a major source of revenue for the state government.

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