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#MumbaiLocalIn3Words: The love, the pain and the heart of Mumbai on Twitter

These words rightly explain the plight and love of and for the entity that is "Mumbai local".

By: Express Web Desk |
Updated: December 8, 2015 12:57:19 pm
Source: Twitter Source: Twitter @PriyaEvans

Think Mumbai, and the Mumbai local is usually the second thought thereafter. Travelling in Mumbai’s local train is always a must in the list of ‘Things to-do in Mumbai’. It’s mostly overcrowded, difficult to hop-on with people hanging outside the compartments but it’s still the lifeline of the city. One cannot even imagine Mumbai without its local suburban trains and not only because its functional importance but because it has now become a part of a common man’s life they will not disassociate from, despite all its shortcomings.

So, when #MumbaiLocalIn3Words started trending on Twitter, it was but a matter of time before a barrage of emotions started pouring in from all corners — on what it means and what it stands for. These words rightly explain the plight and love of and for the entity that is “Mumbai local”.

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