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I was shocked to know that the original project didn't have a plan for a stabling line: CM @OfficeofUT on Mumbai Metro debate

#Kanjurmarg #Aarey
We have selected Kanjurmarg as 3, 4,6 car sheds can be taken up at Kanjurmarg, Aarey was only for one line: CM @OfficeofUT
We are working on getting something that can work for 50-100 years: CM @OfficeofUT on selecting #Kanjurmarg instead of #Aarey land
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Shifting metro carshed from #Aarey may cost us a few thousand crores more (Mumbai can afford it) and it may take a couple of more years to complete but the environmental gains from this decision is something future generations will applaud us for.

#SaveAarey #SaveAareyForest
There is no doubt Mumbai urgently needs the #Metro and it is an immensely important project for the city. It needs to be completed as soon as possible. But while achieving this, if we can save green cover in a green starved city like Mumbai, nothing like it.

#SaveAarey
As someone who uses public transport for personal travel (I don't own a car) I am very keen that the #Metro is completed as soon as possible. But to do so we can't disregard the environmental cost completely. We have to make every effort to save spaces like #Aarey

#AareySaved
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This must read post by former CM of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis especially for Mumbaikars:

Unfortunate decision by Maha Vikas Aghadi Government to shift Metro CarShed from Aarey to Kanjurmarg and that too just to satisfy ego!!

This decision will increase the cost of (1/7)
the project by at least ₹4000 crore and this cost escalation is assessed by the committee appointed by this Government.

Why such a huge burden just to satisfy someone’s ego? Who does Government want to suffer the loss and for what?

The Kanjurmarg site was earlier (2/7)
considered by the Government. But it was under litigation and stayed by Hon High Court.

Some private individuals claimed their rights. The stay was requested to be withdrawn.

But Hon HC wanted the amount to be deposited if the claims got settled in future.

This amount (3/7)
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The Sena's opposition to the #Aarey Metro car shed was a purely political stunt to earn brownie points with Sonia and promote the little one as a "youth leader". Every scientific feasibility study done found the barren parcel of land at Aarey (it was a garbage filled dump (1/5)
at the intersection of 3 busy roads, not "forest land" as was claimed) to be the only viable option for the critical Metro-3 project - something that even the Supreme Court of India concurred with back in 2018. Last year, before the elections, all the necessary clearings (2/5)
were carried out and a good part of the construction of the shed was also done. Then, as soon as this Cong-NCP-SS 'Axis-of-Evil' took power, the entire Metro-3 project was put on hold. Now, after a delay of nearly a whole year (with the project cost increase estimated at (3/5)
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Unfortunate decision to shift Metro CarShed from Aarey to Kanjurmarg and that too just to satisfy ego❗️
This decision will increase the cost of the project by at least ₹4000 crore and this cost escalation is assessed by the committee appointed by this Government.
#Aarey
Why such a huge burden just to satisfy someone’s ego? Whom does government want to suffer and for what?
#Aarey
#MumbaiMetro
The Kanjurmarg site was earlier considered by the Government. But it was under litigation and stayed by Hon HC.
Some private individuals claimed their rights. The stay was requested to be withdrawn.
But Hon HC wanted the amount to be deposited if the claims got settled in future.
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आरे येथील मेट्रो कारशेड कांजूरमार्ग येथे हलविण्याचा दुर्दैवी निर्णय हा केवळ अहंकारातून!
कांजूरमार्गला मेट्रो कारशेड नेल्यास 4000 कोटी रुपयांचा अतिरिक्त भुर्दंड सोसावा लागेल, असे याच सरकारने स्थापन केलेल्या समितीने सांगितले.
#Aarey
हा भुर्दंड राज्य सरकार आपल्या अहंकारासाठी कुणाच्या माथी मारू इच्छिते? आणि कशासाठी?
#Aarey
कांजूरमार्गच्या जागेचा यापूर्वी सरकारने विचार केला. पण त्यावर मा. उच्च न्यायालयाची स्थगिती होती. काही खाजगी व्यक्तींनी त्या जागेवर दावा सांगितला. स्थगिती मागे घ्यावी, म्हणून विनंती करण्यात आली, तर न्यायालयाने दावे पुढील काळात निकाली निघाले, तर त्यासाठीची रक्कम भरण्यास सांगितले.
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The Family's Arrogance is our state's worst enemy...
Where personal agendas have become more important than the welfare of the citizens..
Where a decision taken to satisfy one's ego is now being masqueraded as "Saving the Environment"
Reminder 1) An independent committee instituted by the MVA government itself has said that the shifting of the Metro Car Shed from #aarey to #kanjurmarg will cost an additional Rs.4000 Crores.
How does the state government plan to fund this project ?
Reminder 2) The #kanjurmarg land was previously proposed by the @Dev_Fadnavis Govt. But the the complications caused by claims by private land owners meant the High Court had asked the state to deposit Rs.2400 CR in 2015 incase the decision goes in favor of the land owners.
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There r two kind of ppl
-1 who create propaganda, dishes out misinformation ncreate noise to fool people.- #SaveDehingPatkai
-Other kind r those, who go to the depth of the issue,do some research, talk to right people n see what the fact r n then decide. - #DehingPatkaiTheTruth
So what is this outcry called #SaveDehingPatkai . Its nothing but a conspiracy floated by Congress, a propaganda funded by Congress to fool the people of Assam and create an environment of mistrust for the current govt, with an aim at 2021 elections.
Its backed by Congress, whose leaders, MLAs and misnisters have been giving their patronage to illegal mining in #DehingPatkai . Nw the same ppl are behaving as "holier than thou" and pointing fingers at this govt, who has taken steps to protect environment
#DehingPatkaiTheTruth
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Don’t we all love fun facts about wildlife? In our #WildAboutFacts series, we bring you some striking images and facts about the animals around us. Let’s begin the series with #Leopards.

Join the discussion and post your #leopard images!

Image: Vinay NP #NiFHiveFeature
#WildAboutFacts

#Leopards are actually the smallest among the genus of big cats. These elusive #cats prefer to hide in trees or in caves during the day.

Image: @rajivkalsi #NiFHiveFeature
#WildAboutFacts

#Leopards are not picky about their food and feed on a wide range of animals. They crouch low and sneak on their prey before attacking them.

Image: Arjun Guha #NiFHiveFeature
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"They were chopping #trees, so we went there to protect trees....You are educated, I am unlettered. Still, I believe that trees should not be felled," says Pramila Bhoir, a cultivator and homemaker who was locked up for 2 days for protesting the felling of 2600 trees in #Aarey. ImageImage
In the process, the houses of many #Adivasis have been demolished,their farmlands taken over. This latest 'development' project for the mumbai metro was one of several that have been taking over the 3200 acre #Aarey tract that was once home to 27 #Adivasi hamlets. ImageImage
In this #podcast, we talk to the #Adivasis who have resisted this & have faced the brunt of this ‘#development’ in #Aarey. ruralindiaonline.org/articles/aarey… Image
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#Aarey: Supreme Court begins hearing the case concerning felling of trees in Mumbai's Aarey.

Senior Counsel Maninder Singh for MMRLC tells the Court that the saplings planted are in healthy condition.
Senior Counsel Colin Gonsalves tells the Court that reports suggest that many of the transplanted trees are in poor condition.

#AareyForest
Senior Counsel Mukul Rohatgi assures the Court that absolute status quo has been maintained, no trees have been cut since the Court's previous order

#AareyForest
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At the Supreme Court for the hearing on the #AareyForest case.

On 7 October, special bench of Justices Arun Mishra and Deepak Gupta had stayed the cutting of trees by Mumbai Metro authorities for a metro car shed.

@TheQuint

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The case reached the SC because the MMRCL moved to cut down around 2600 trees on the night of 4 October, just hours after the Bombay HC dismissed a bunch of petitions that had challenged the tree-felling.

Legal issues at play @TheQuint :
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On 7 October, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta had informed the SC that "Whatever had to be cut has been cut. No further cutting of trees is required."

Afterwards, MMRCL clarified that 2141 trees had been cut, and that the SC hadn't prohibited them from construction.
@TheQuint
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Yesterday #Aarey and today #Tigers
We trespass the whole Earth and claim the ownership!

Time to respect the boundaries of every living kind.

#savetiger @WWF @amalaakkineni1
Note from #AVNI : All Tigress AVNI supporters get ready to ROAR 🐯 against the Karnataka PCCF to cancel the shooting order.
All of you gather on Wednesday 9 Oct at 12 Noon in #PCCF Wildlife Office, Aranya Bhavan, #Malleshwaram #Bangalore
@PccfWildlife @TOIBengaluru @kiranshaw
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Should I do a small thread on how @realDonaldTrump would have tweeted if he was pitted against the #Aarey protestors ?
Here goes. No malice for anyone. Pure fun.
1. WITCH HUNT - failed newspaper times of India claims I am responsible for massacre of trees in Mumbai. Total Lies. Media is pathetic. Environment is in great shape. #MakingLoggingGreatAgain
2. BOLLYWOOD PHONY Ashoke Pandit who should cut down cheese & sugar & failed actress Raveena , who never did a good movie after Mohra claim Metro Shade can be moved. TOTAL LIE! Devendra Fadnavis is a very smart man who has my total support. Bollywood should be investigated.
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#Aarey: A Special Bench of the Supreme Court comprising Justices Arun Mishra and Ashok Bhushan to begin hearing in the PIL against felling of trees in Mumbai's Aarey forest shortly.

#SaveAarey
A student delegation had written a letter to the Chief Justice of India seeking the Supreme Court's intervention in the case concerning razing down of over 2500 trees in Mumbai's Aarey forest.

#AareyForest
#SaveAarey
Senior Counsel Sanjay Hegde is representing the students who wrote a letter to the Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi.

#AareyForest
#SaveAarey
@sanjayuvacha
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Thread for #SaveAareyExpose
by certain Religious groups,NGOs with Vested Interests who are trying their best to Sabotage Govt of India Developmental Projects for their illicit gains
They did the same in Kudankulam nuclear plant, konkan railway projkt

Max Retweet to know Truth
#Expose1
Why selective protest against, 'Metro Shed' only, while there is absolute silence on 'Film City'& 'Royal Palms' etc. #AareyExpose

Just think...
This photo explains a lot. Just see how tiny area will be used for metro car shed. Look at the yellow part.

So why this HALLA GULLA over a small area which is given for construction of #MetroRailway3
Why is Catholic church up in arms against this project ?
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Why selective protest against, 'Metro Shed' only, while there is absolute silence on 'Film City'& 'Royal Palms' etc. #Aarey
➡ Aarey milk colony is spread over 1,280 hectares out of which 33 hectares has been planned for Mumbai Metro 3 car shed, this is approximately 2.5 percent.

#AarayForest #Aaray
➡ High Court has dismissed all the petitions challenging Aarey as a forest land on 4th October 2019.

#AarayForest #Aaray
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I live in Goregaon and go for my morning jogs to Aarey hence speak witha certain knowledge of the area.
Some pictures for apreciation of a wider audience. #AareyForest #aarey 1/n
Aarey is dotted with cattle shed, government quaters, entertainment aeeas, shops etc the attached bifurcation of areas by use is enlightening. Can it be called a forest?
A view of the cattle sheds and the grasslands the primary purpose of Aareys existence
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The approval for cutting of 2,700 trees by BMC despite a historic 1,20,000 plus objections being acknowledged by the tree authority, is a betrayal of Mumbaikars, we urge Mumbaikars to take to the ballot to vote out those responsible! 1/7

#SaveAareySaveMumbai
The party has always stood shoulder to shoulder with the 'Save Aarey' movement, & has organised Satyagrahas, mobilized support on the ground and even moved court when due process wasn't followed. 2/7
#SaveAareySaveMumbai
We feel it pertinent to point out that we aren't against the metro, we are against the proposed site of the metro-3 shed, which can be relocated to any of the 13 alternative sites, which the Govt of Maharashtra had accepted and found feasible. 3/7
#SaveAareySaveMumbai
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