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Bolsonaristas protest and interdict Tietê marginal roads


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Supporters of President Jair Bolsonaro (PL), defeated at the polls this Sunday (30), protest in the Tietê marginal, in São Paulo, on Monday night (31). The protesters blocked about 300 meters of the fastest lanes 1, 2 and 3, and the cars only pass through lane 4 (local) in the early evening towards Ayrton Senna, near the Bandeiras bridge.

With Brazilian flags and singing hymns such as “Lula, Thief, Your Place Is in Prison”, protesters received support from drivers who passed by and honked their horns. The report captured the moment when an Army truck passed the protest and the soldier greeted the participants.

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According to the CET website, the Tietê waterfront was slow to reach 6.3 km at the beginning of the night. Considered the main expressway in the capital, as it connects the west, north, central and east regions, the road was occupied by Brazilian flags and had about a hundred protesters in the early evening.

At around 8:30 pm, they closed the four lanes to sing the National Anthem. Participants awaited a statement from President Bolsonaro, who, however, completed 24 hours of silence on Monday night after defeating his opponent Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (PT).

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“If he recognizes the vote, we go home,” said one protester who declined to be identified.

The plan is to remain in place all night, taking turns, according to Bolsonaristas, if the president remains silent.

The main motto of the protest is to question the result of the second round of the 2022 election, one of the tightest elections in Brazilian history since redemocratization.

report of Sheet showed that, this Sunday, with 1% of the polls counted, the narrative that the election would be rigged already populated Bolsonarista groups on Telegram.

The demonstration should worsen traffic in the place on a day with a high rate of slowness. After hot days, the capital of São Paulo woke up this Monday (31) with the slowest traffic in the month of October and rain showers.

According to CET data, the slowness for the period between 6 am and 8 am exceeded all other days in October.

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