2,700 Trees In Mumbai To Be Cut For Metro, Activists To Approach Court | Read

PUBLISHED ON: August 30, 2019 | Duration: 2 min, 26 sec

  
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Conservationists in Mumbai are expected to approach the Bombay High Court after the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's Tree Authority decision on Thursday to clear the cutting of 2,700 trees at Aarey Colony for an upcoming Metro Car shed as part of the Mumbai Metrorail project. One of the expert committee members, Shashirekha Iyer, told NDTV, "The vote was held in a chaotic situation and her vote was counted as yes in the pandemonium." Speaking to NDTV on the phone, Shashirekha Iyer added, "I stick to my earlier stand and I have never yes to cutting of trees at Aarey."
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