Environmentalists protest in Aarey Colony
Goregaon - The Union government has issued a notification regarding the Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP). The Supreme Court had suggested that Eco-sensitive Zones near national parks should be in the limit of 10 km, this limit has been reduced to minimum 100 meter and maximum 4 km.
This has cleared the way for large scale construction near the borders of national parks. On Monday, many environmental groups protested against this decision which includes the Aarey conservative group, Aarey Bachao, Apna Mumbai Abhiyaan, Vanshakti, Greenline, Save Aarey Foundation for Environment, Dahisar - link road resident forum and Your Environment Society came together to save the environment.
Groupsclarified thta they are not against the development, but development at the cost of environment will not be acceptable.