Thane: Congress workers protest near Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde’s house against the proposed metro car shed in Aarey. Thane News – Times of India

Thane: K workers Maharashtra of congress environment cell Protests were held on Sunday against the proposed Metro car shed near Chief Minister Eknath Shinde’s bungalow in Thane city. President Colony in neighboring Mumbai. workers, let go by Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee The Regional President of Environment Cell, Sameer Vartak, was stopped at Cadbury Junction, about 250 meters from the CM residence.
The protesters, including women, carried placards and banners with messages “Aarey Bachao” and other and raised slogans against the Shinde government.
A police official said the police took 25 protesters to the Wagle Estate police station and later released them after a warning.
He said no one was taken into custody.
Police said security has been beefed up outside the chief minister’s residence in Thane.
Environmentalists are opposing the Metro-3 car shed project, which the new Eknath Shinde-led government in Maharashtra has proposed to return to Mumbai’s Aarey forest, an 1,800-acre area often referred to as the city’s ‘green lung’. Is.
Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis recently directed the state’s advocate general and administration to submit a proposal to build a car shed at Aarey Colony instead of Kanjurmarg, which was chosen by the previous Uddhav Thackeray-led state government.