Iron spikes outside HDFC Bank in Mumbai removed – “Regret the inconvenience caused”


The iron spikes installed outside the Fortbow branch of the HDFC bank in Mumbai were withdrawn today after the move suffered massive reactions. The peaks were eliminated after the indignation created against him increased. The HDFC bank in its official statement when talking about the iron spikes seen outside its Fort branch in Mumbai said: “We sincerely regret the inconvenience caused to the public by the installation of the spikes in our Fort branch, as part of the recent renovation They are taking away the priority peaks. ”

Head of Corporate Communications of the HDFC Bank, Neeraj Jha thanked the person who brought this incident to light and wrote: “Thank you @simonmundy for informing us of this, we are eliminating it and we sincerely regret the inconveniences caused to the public”.

This was brought to light by a Mumbai-based journalist who took to Twitter and wrote: “A striking response to the homeless crisis in Mumbai from @HDFC_Bank (Fort branch)”. He added: “As others have pointed out, these anti-helpless peaks of the @HDFC_Bank Fort branch are not only a depressing gesture towards the hard sleepers of Mumbai, but they can also impale any pedestrian who has the misfortune to stumble and fall in this crowded passageway. ”

This was followed by several people who came forward to criticize this movement for HDFC. While one user wrote, “This photo is from your new branch open in mg road fort mumbai, in addition to fabindia, nice modern branch, BUT why these dreadful thorns? What happens if a child / elder or a physically disabled person falls down? about them and getting hurt badly? It can lead to a very bad public relations disaster. ” Another wrote: “In addition to their total lack of empathy towards the homeless, they should be prosecuted for putting a public safety hazard: someone could fall and die. @HDFC_Bank, what a shame!

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The images of a person who removes iron spikes have already become viral in social networks.