Mangaluru, Nov 18, 2016: Road which is the only link between Padil to Vijayanagara road was closed by Railway officials and police today November 18, Friday as the road belongs to the railway. But the residents have no option other than walking on the tracks which is risky.
As this particular road from Padil is only link connecting Vijayanagar, where there are more than hundreds houses located here. But by the sudden decision of railway the raved over the local residents.
Later they beamed the road and movement of vehicles was barred on this path. As the residents did not have any option left they staged protest against the officials. They said that this road was closed during the construction of Padil to Bajal railway under-pass Bridge. After some discussions, Former Corporator Sesamma had taken initiative to construct the road week ago. But police attempted to arrest her as MLA J R Lobo, Chief Whip MLC Ivan D’souza reached the spot on time and brought the situation under control.
The Railway Officials asked the public to discuss the matter with Deputy Commissioner and then come to a conclusion.