- BJP cadres on bikes greeted Amit Shah, brought traffic to standstill
- 28 trains, 50,000 vehicles to ferry 3 lakh people to Amit Shah's rally
- Traffic advisory issued by police for commuters, students who have exams
Actor Amitabh Bachchan was among those who was in traffic on Thursday evening.
T 2765 - A 30 min drive .. takes 5 hours .. ! thats the Phantom movie camera moving at 500 frames per second .. Film City to JVPD Scheme, Juhu .. normal camera moves at 24 frames ..— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) April 5, 2018
Several Mumbaikars who missed their trains or flights vented their frustration on Twitter.
Heavy traffic jam near D Airport due to BJP rally.. Mr CM hv u inform people in adv abt this inconvenience ?? Missed my train @Dev_Fadnavis— Vinay Chopda (@vinaychopda) April 5, 2018
The Mumbai Police have issued advisories for those travelling in areas around the Western Express Highway. "Traffic congestion is likely to occur on approach roads to Western Express Highway and Eastern Express Highway towards BKC. Commuters are advised to avoid Santa Cruz Chembur Link Road (SCLR), Surve Junction on LBS Road, Sion Junction, Dharavi T Junction, Hansbhugra Marg, CST Road, Nehru Road till Ambedkar Junction and Sharadadevi Road as far as possible," the advisory read.
"Students appearing for exams and commuters going towards airports/railway stations may plan in advance and travel as per advisory," the advisory added.