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Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde lifts stay on Metro car shed at Aarey

With the decision in place, chief minister Eknath Shinde said that they will start construction work at the earliest. Deputy chief minister Devendra Fadnavis while defending the decision, alleged that the decision to shift the car shed to Kanjurmarg was taken by the then chief minister Uddhav Thackeray to satisfy his ego and not in the interest of Mumbai.

A view of Metro Carshed site at Aarey Colony, Goregaon, in Mumbai (Pratik Chorge/HT PHOTO)
A view of Metro Carshed site at Aarey Colony, Goregaon, in Mumbai (Pratik Chorge/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 22, 2022 04:58 AM IST
By, Hindustan Times, Mumbai

Row over Aarey continues in Maharashtra; activists hold protests

BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis alleged that the protests at Aarey colony over Metro car shed project were “genuine in some respects and sponsored in others”.

Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray. (ANI)
Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray. (ANI)
Updated on Jul 04, 2022 03:19 AM IST
By, Mumbai

Aarey forest controversy: How an environmental issue became a political one

The issue that resurfaced after the Eknath Shinde-led alliance government with the BJP came power in Maharashtra pertains to the new regime's proposal to shift the Metro-3 car shed project back to Mumbai's Aarey forest, an 1,800-acre area, often termed as the megalopolis's 'green lung'.

People stage a protest against the State Government over the construction of a metro rail car shed in Aarey Forest, in Mumbai.(ANI)
People stage a protest against the State Government over the construction of a metro rail car shed in Aarey Forest, in Mumbai.(ANI)
Published on Jul 03, 2022 09:14 PM IST
Written by Shivani Kumar | Edited by Sohini Sarkar

Half genuine, half sponsored: Fadnavis on protests against Aarey car shed

Environmental activists and leaders of political parties, including the Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), have begun staging protests at the Aarey Colony against the proposal to build a Metro-3 car shed.

Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis(ANI)
Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis(ANI)
Updated on Jul 03, 2022 06:52 PM IST

Aaditya Thackeray 'humbly' urges Eknath Shinde to rethink Aarey move amid row

Apart from leopards, some 300 different varieties of flora and fauna are found in the Aarey forest, located in suburban Goregaon and adjacent to the Sanjay Gandhi National Park.

Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray.(ANI)
Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray.(ANI)
Published on Jul 03, 2022 01:09 PM IST
Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Swati Bhasin, New Delhi
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