The High Court on Wednesday issued an interim order staying the felling and translocation of trees for Metro rail projects in the city.
“We are waiting for the new orders regarding the regulations to be followed after May 31,” he said.
When the workers, who had gathered at a colony near the construction site, started throwing stones and damaging vehicles parked on the premises, the police resorted to a mild lathi-charge.
Metro trains will henceforth carry only 150 passengers in a train with those above 60 and children below 10 not allowed. Standing inside trains is also prohibited.
The release stated that he was carrying out chipping work for the escalator shaft at the concourse level and fell to the ground around 11 am.
The original deadline was January 6 and there were voices raised in many quarters that the time given to respond to it was insufficient.
And the results showed that about 92 per cent of the respondents use the Green Line and about 98 per cent of them wanted the number of coaches to be increased.
From Monday onwards, two more three-car trains on the Green Line will run with six coaches.
Metro commuters who had planned a relaxed Sunday morning ride on the Purple Line suffered a rude jolt when they reached their stations only to learn that trains were not running.
This is the first stretch of Metro in the city flagged off on October 20, 2011, and has been shut down a few times in the past for maintenance work.
An official release said the train departed from Mahakavi Kuvempu Road at 10.15 am and emergency brakes got applied at 10.16 am.
Passenger carrying capacity to double to 1,950 passengers; crucial tests to ensure passenger as well as train safety currently under way.
The technical problem did not allow trains headed towards Baiyappanahalli from the city to turn back as a result of which trains had to turn back at Indiranagar.
Chief Minister Siddaramiah said that the Bengaluru Metro Rail Project team has placed before the people of Bengaluru a world class Metro rail service.
With the commissioning of the full 42.3-km stretch, the number of Metro users is expected to rise from 1.9 lakh to nearly 5 lakh.