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Mumbai: BMC issues public notice to fell 304 trees for Metro 2A

The work on 18-km Metro 2A corridor is being carried out by Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC).

Mumbai Metro, Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited, MMRCL, Mumbai Metro 2A, Mumbai Metro 2A corridor, Mumbai tree felling, Mumbai Metro DN Nagar Dahisar corridor, Mumbai news, City news, Indian Express In a public notice issued in regard to the removal 304 trees, the BMC has asked residents to submit their suggestions and objections by November 8. (File Photo)

As many as 154 trees will be felled and 150 transplanted for the construction on Metro 2A (D N Nagar to Dahisar) corridor.

In a public notice issued in regard to the removal 304 trees, the BMC has asked residents to submit their suggestions and objections by November 8.

The work on 18-km Metro 2A corridor is being carried out by Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC).

An official of BMC gardens department said that trees are to be removed from Oshiwara, Kandivali and Dahisar.

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“There are… 1,223 trees on the site, but only 304 need to be removed… We have invited suggestions and objections. We will hold a hearing for the people on November 8 and all the suggestions will be included and tabled for final approval,” said the official.

“We will also instruct the authorities to ensure that transplanted trees have a good survival rate.”

In August, BMC had published public notices for removal of 1,600 trees for infrastructure projects, including 1,000 trees for the Mumbai Trans-Harbour Link (MTHL), which is being constructed from Sewri to Nhava Sheva.

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Recently, the city saw several protests over the proposal to remove at least 2,600 trees for Metro car shed in Aarey Milk Colony. Meanwhile, two experts from Tree Authority, who had resigned in protest against tree felling in Aarey Milk Colony, withdrew their resignation. Dr Shashirekha Suresh Kumar and Dr Chandrakant Salunkhe withdrew their resignation on Wednesday during a Tree Authority committee meeting.

First published on: 01-11-2019 at 06:58 IST
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