Crowd of thousands gathered near Bandra station in Mumbai,after a rumour broke out that long-distance trains were running.
The crowd gathered at Bandra West,Another rumour of free ration being distributed made matter worse for the police.
Majority of the crowd consisted of migrant workers who were keen to return to their villages.
Zeeshan Siddiqui Bandra MLA said we appealed people to return and that crowd had dispersed almost completely.
The situation was tense for almost three hours as people sat at Bandra bus depot that is located close to Bandra Railway Station.
Mumbai Police had to resort to lathi-charge in order to disperse the crowd.