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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.

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.

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

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Think before react #Aarey
One of the two activists who filed a writ petition, Mr Biju Kattain, lives in Royal Palms, deep inside Aarey Colony. Royal Palms has a golf course, twice the size of the proposed metro shed. It is advertised as a place where “you can be around nature”.1
Bollywood stars, who have all tweeted to #SaveAarey, and in the case of Shraddha Kapoor, even personally visited the site, all monetarily benefit from shooting at Film City and Whistling Woods that were built right in the heart of Aarey by “slaughtering its ecosystem”. 2
Royal Palms is 97 hectares in size. Film City is 210 hectares in size. The proposed Metro-3 shed is 30 hectares in size.
Apparently, it was fine to destroy the “green lungs” of Mumbai when only a few private people and institutions were profiting from it, 3
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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

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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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Shocking revealations by @Dev_Fadnavis

When it is was decided to build @MumbaiMetro3 carshed inside #Aarey, govt received 13,000 objections of which 10,000 were put up on a #Bengaluru based website.

The handwritten objections recd were a few 100

#SC has already said that the proposed area for car depot in #Aarey is #notAForest or a place rich in #biodiversity, but it is #Govt land where permission can be given

It has also ruled out the #feasibility of any #alternatives

. @Dev_Fadnavis has dubbed @MumbaiMetro3 project as a #CarbonUltraPositive

He said: We will be putting 13,000 trees in place of the trees that will be cut

Plus, his govt will be planting #50crore trees across the State of which #33crore have already been planted

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Today Mumbaikars woke up to a set of misleading ads that spent their hard earned tax, on the planned Metro Car Shed in #AareyForest.
Here is a thread with rebuttals from prominent civic activists like @zoru75 & Faredoon Bhujwala
#SaveAareySaveMumbai 1/11
How large is the depot? And will it really not affect our green lungs?
No wildlife in #AareyForest ? Really?
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#SaveAarey #SaveAareyForest Propaganda vs Facts
Also, the plot where Metro shed will be built is NOT a forest area.

Check the location - it's right next to JVLR.

See the satellite image - most of the plot is covered in grass, 5 hectares of trees will be preserved.

Check other construction in Aarey Colony area.
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