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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
➡ BMC gave formal permission on 13 Sept, so the 15 day waiting period was over on 28 Sept, therefore notification of 15 days waiting period is not violated.

#AarayForest #Aaray
➡ There are 3,691 trees in 33 hectares section in which Metro Shed is coming up. Out of which 2,702 trees were causing obstruction.

#AarayForest #Aaray
➡ 2,238 trees came to be identified as the one which are required to be cut and 464 trees were identified as the one's to be transplanted.

#AarayForest #Aaray
➡ All trees (e.g. Sterculia alata) along the Aarey-Powai road / along the boundary wall that are not falling in the construction area and are very tall may be retained.

#AarayForest #Aaray
➡ Further any tree above 50 ft height required to be retained. To recover the loss of Green-cover the client or the Management of Metro No.3 are prepared to plant 6 nos of trees for cutting of each tree.

#AarayForest #Aaray
➡ MMRCA has already planted 20,900 trees in the Sanjay Gandhi National Forest and 11400 trees more are yet to be planted.

#AarayForest #Aaray
➡ Surprisingly, protestors are not objecting to 'Film City' & 'Royal Palms' etc, which have came-up in the very vicinity.

#SaveAarey #SaveAareyForest is just a propaganda.

#AarayForest #Aaray
➡ The Maharashtra state forest department informed the NGT that 1,279.74 hectares of land at Aarey had been used for non-forest activities since 1949. No one objected to it then.

#AarayForest #Aaray
➡ Mumbai Metro Line 3 is estimated to serve 13.9 lakh commuters daily from 2021.

#AarayForest #Aaray
#AarayForest #Aaray

Myths & Facts

Source : MMRCL
➡ Mumbai Metro Line 3 will reduce 6.65 Vehicular trips per day, will reduce Fuel consumption of 3.54 lakh liters per day & reduce Carbon emission (CO2) by 2.61 lakh tonnes per year.

#AarayForest #Aaray
Two of the so called Activists who filed written petition against #Aarey metro shed. They are living in #RoyalPalms which is located in #AareyColony itself.

What a Hypocrisy 🧐

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