Mumbai, Nov. 10 -- The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has decided to postpone the opening of the 1.6-km corridor from Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC) to Chunabhatti.

MMRDA had earlier announced that the corridor would be opened for motorists from Saturday. It was also lit up ahead of the inauguration, on Friday night.

However, officials blamed the unseasonal rain for the delay, stating that some final work was left unfinished. "It will take a couple of days more to finish the work," said RA Rajeev, metropolitan commissioner, MMRDA.

Following protests led by Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on October 27, regarding delays in the launch of the corridor, the MMRDA had stated that it would be opened from November 9. NCP ...