Not stopping construction of Metro shed project in Aarey colony: SC

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The top court posted the matter for further hearing in November.

A bench of justices Arun Mishra and Deepak Gupta sought a status report with pictures on plantation, transplantation and cutting trees of Aarey colony area of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). (photo: File)

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday said it is not stopping the construction of Metro shed project in Mumbai's prominent green lung Aarey Colony.

A bench of justices Arun Mishra and Deepak Gupta sought a status report with pictures on plantation, transplantation and cutting trees of Aarey colony area of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for the civic body BMC, assured the bench that no further tree felling is being done in Aarey colony and complete status quo is being maintained following apex court's last order. The top court posted the matter for further hearing in November.

 

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