Bombay High Court stays the ban on Metro-2B

Based on the petition filed by JVPD, Khar residents, Bombay High Court put a ban on Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority’s (MMRDA) Metro-2B project

Bombay High Court stays the ban on Metro-2B

Despite the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) pleadings and arguments during a hearing, Bombay High Court (HC) denied uplifting the ban imposed on the Metro-2B project (D. N Nagar-Mankhurd). The former argued that they have sought all the necessary permissions for the same. Yet, HC did not change its decision. 

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JVPD, Khar, Bandra residents who have been opposing the Metro-2B project had filed a petition against the same demanding MMRDA to either make it underground or suspend it. 

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Meanwhile, MMRDA pleaded to the bench that they should uplift the ban as it will eventually affect the deadline. During the hearing, petitioners informed HC that MMRDA still has to seek Mumbai Fire Brigade’s permission for the project. The latter informed that they will be taking one after the completion of the project. The next hearing has been scheduled for October 10, 2018.

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