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These clearances were given by an ad hoc monitoring committee between November 2020 and October 2021 (HT File Photo)

Green clearances for key projects in Dahanu declared ‘null and void’

Mumbai The chairman of the newly-reconstituted Dahanu Taluka Environment Protection Authority has declared green clearances for key infrastructure projects passing through Dahanu taluka in Palghar district as 'null and void'. The projects include the National Highways Authority of India's Mumbai-Vadodara Expressway Phase-II, the MMRDA's Surya irrigation scheme, and the Dahanu Regional Plan. The Supreme Court established the DTEPA in 1996 to protect India's first notified eco-sensitive zone (ESZ) in Dahanu.

Video grab showing some people near the convoy of JD(U) leader Upendra Kushwaha’s convoy near Nayka Tola' in Bihar's Bhojpur district on Monday. (PTI)

JD(U)'s Upendra Kushwaha claims his convoy attacked

Janata Dal (United)'s Upendra Kushwaha, a former union minister, said the people who attacked his convoy had their faces covered. “I will tell you about the motive and the people involved in the incident later,” he said in a tweet.

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