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Maharashtra CM directs withdrawal of cases against Aarey activists

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Maharashtra CM directs withdrawal of cases against Aarey activists

The activists had protested in opposition to the felling of bushes for a proposed metro automobile shed in Aarey Colony.

The activists had protested in opposition to the felling of bushes for a proposed metro automobile shed in Aarey Colony.

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday directed the State Residence division to withdraw cases registered against protesters last year for opposing felling of bushes for a proposed metro automobile shed in Aarey Colony, a major inexperienced lung of the town.

The choice was taken on the State cupboard assembly.

A tweet from the Chief Minister’s workplace stated Mr. Thackeray has directed the State residence division to start the method of withdrawing the instances.

The request for withdrawal of instances was made on the cupboard assembly by State Atmosphere Minister Aaditya Thackeray, which was supported by Deputy CM Ajit Pawar and different ministers.

“I thank all the cupboard colleagues of the MVA authorities for prioritising and realising the significance of sustainable growth and inexperienced governance and supporting such points,” Aaditya Thackeray tweeted.

He stated the protesters have been residents standing up for way forward for the planet.

“To carry them from stopping desired work was one factor however to press police costs was one other. We will’t have instances in opposition to those that arise for atmosphere and forests,” he stated in one other tweet.

Uddhav Thackeray had introduced withdrawal of instances in opposition to inexperienced activists final December, days after he took oath as Chief Minister.

Circumstances have been registered after clashes broke out between the police and inexperienced activists opposing axing of bushes by the Mumbai Metro Rail Company Ltd (MMRCL) in Aarey Colony final October for building of a metro automobile shed for the Metro-Three line.

Police had booked no less than 38 protesters beneath IPC sections 353 (assault or felony pressure to discourage public servant from discharging obligation), 332 (voluntarily inflicting harm to discourage public servant from obligation) and 143 (illegal meeting).

Final month, the CM had requested the Mumbai Metro and MMRDA (Mumbai Metropolitan Area Growth Authority) officers to look at whether or not the proposed metro automobile shed will be shifted to Pahadi Goregaon space close to Oshiwara.

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