"The passenger fell in front of the metro train at National College Metro Station (in the city centre) at 11.21 a.m, when the train was immediately stopped applying emergency brakes," the Bangalore Metro Rail Corp Ltd (BMRCL) said in a statement.
"The passenger had fallen between the rails because of which he survived. He is recovering and is in stable condition," the statement said.
The metro service was halted for about 40 minutes from 11.21 a.m to 12.08 p.m.
Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy rushed to the hospital to inquire about the youth's condition and interacted with him.A
"Chief Minister was informed that Venugopal had failed in one subject of Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) examinations and his mother insisted on clearing the paper," a statement from CM's Office later said.
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