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Watch | Aarey Colony protests cutting of trees

Late at night on October 4 trees began to be cut at the Aarey Milk Colony despite protests. The Bombay High Court had on October 3 paved the way for the construction of a car shed for Mumbai Metro 3 there. It upheld the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation Tree Authority's approval to cut 2,646 trees at the Aarey Milk Colony. Police rounded up over 150 protesters and took them to various police stations. The road leading to metro car shed site at Aarey colony was blocked by the Mumbai police on the morning of October 5.

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Printable version | Jul 7, 2020 2:14:58 PM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/mumbai/watch-aarey-colony-protests/article29602309.ece

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