Aditya Thackeray expresses concern over BMC's decision to cut down trees in Aarey Colony for Metro-3 car shed

The Yuva Sena leader said that although he was in favour of the Metro project, he was against damaging the green cover of the city. He also slammed the 'experts' for 'misleading' Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis


The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's (BMC) Tree Authority recently approved the cutting of over 2,700 trees in lush Aarey Colony in order to make way for the prestigious Metro-3 car shed. Amidst outrage amongst environmentalists and people, Yuva Sena leader Aditya Thackeray too expressed his disappointment over the entire row.

Son of Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, Aditya Thackeray has been an icon amongst youngsters who have freely spoken on issues concerning youth and environment. Taking to Twitter, Thackeray said,

Expressing his disappointment over the treatment of Mumbai's green cover, Thackeray stated that only Shiv Sena had refrained from supporting the chopping of trees in Aarey forest for building a car shed for the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation's Metro-3 project.

Meanwhile, it is surprising as the Mumbaikars were quite vocal when the Amazon rainforest in Brazil caught fire. While they were concerned about the 'Lungs of World' burning, they seemed to show little or no empathy towards the city's green cover being destroyed.

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