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'Has the Delhi Virus Reached Bengaluru?'

The exact cause of the altercation remains unclear, but reports suggest it stemmed from a heated argument over pushing and jostling in the packed compartment.

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By Mausam Pandya
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"With tensions already high on the Delhi Metro, it appears that chaos has now erupted in Bengaluru. A video capturing a brawl between two men on the Namma Metro has gone viral on the internet.

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The widely circulated footage shows the two men exchanging insults and throwing punches in a crowded metro car. This wasn't just a minor altercation; the confrontation was intense, with both individuals fiercely engaging each other. Fortunately, other passengers intervened and managed to de-escalate the situation. The exact cause of the altercation remains unclear, but reports suggest it stemmed from a heated argument over pushing and jostling in the packed compartment. The incident's time and location have not been confirmed.

While this appears to be the first such incident recorded on the Bengaluru metro, its rapid dissemination on social media has raised concerns about public transport safety. One social media user remarked, "Using public transport comes with various risks." Another noted, "This is inevitable due to the unruly behavior of many passengers who disregard queues, rush in without letting others alight, lean against doors, and crowd the exits, despite announcements. Furthermore, the inaction of many security personnel adds to the problem."

"A combination of work pressure and the crowded environment likely fueled this incident," added a third commenter."

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