Road rage: Row over Thiruvananthapuram mayor blocking RTC bus

The bus driver alleged that the mayor's husband, MLA KM Sachin Dev, forced passengers to alight after intercepting the bus.

BySouth First Desk

Published Apr 30, 2024 | 8:27 AMUpdatedApr 30, 2024 | 9:17 AM

File photo of Mayor Arya Rajendran

A controversy erupted on Sunday, 28 April, over Thiruvananthapuram city Mayor Arya Rajendran allegedly blocking a state-run passenger bus in the city for not giving way to her private car. Video footage aired by news channels showed the mayor and her co-passengers in heated arguments with the bus driver after blocking the bus at Palayam junction on Saturday, 27 April.

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