Supreme Court pulls up Mumbai Metro for bid to fell additional trees in Aarey; imposes ₹10 lakh costs

The order was passed after MMRCL sought permission to fell 185 tress instead of 84, as previously allowed by the bench.
Mumbai Metro Rail Project
Mumbai Metro Rail Project

The Supreme Court on Monday came down heavily on the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MMRCL) for its attempt at felling more than the ordered limit of 84 trees for the Mumbai Metro Rail project in Aarey [In Re: Felling of Trees at Aarey Forest].

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