Mumbai: A group of Shiv Sena workers allegedly damaged a neon signboard with ‘Adani Airport’ written on it near the statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj close to the airport in Mumbai on Monday afternoon, a police official said.
They shouted slogans against the signboard when the airport is named after Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, The Indian Express reported quoting PTI.
Later, traffic movement on the city’s arterial north-south road was disrupted for some time as some of the workers came on to the Western Express Highway located nearby, the official said.
The Adani Group last month said it has taken over the management of Mumbai international airport from the GVK group.
With the addition of Mumbai International Airport Limited, the Adani Airport Holdings Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Adani Enterprises Ltd, will now control 33 per cent of India’s air cargo traffic, the company had said in a statement.