Metro automobile shed land situation could be resolved through dialogue: Maha CM Uddhav Thackeray

Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday mentioned he was open for decision of the Kanjurmarg Metro automobile shed land situation via dialogue. Addressing individuals of Maharashtra via a stay net forged, Thackeray lamented that the central authorities moved courtroom towards the state over the problem.

“We now have all paperwork to show that the land belongs to the state authorities. If there’s a controversy over the possession of land, the problem could be resolved via dialogue,” Thackeray mentioned.

Ought to the land be allowed to go due to possession points and will or not it’s given to builders? he requested.

Referring to the criticism from BJP leaders, he mentioned, “The problem on Kanjurmarg land isn’t about my ego and it should not be about yours too.”

The Bombay Excessive Courtroom on Wednesday stayed the order handed by Mumbai suburban district collector allotting 102 acres of salt pan land in Kanjurmarg space right here for the development of an built-in metro automobile shed.

A division bench of Chief Justice Dipankar Datta and Justice G S Kulkarni additionally restrained the authorities from finishing up any building work on the mentioned land.

The Centre and the Shiv Sena-led Maharashtra authorities are locked in a tussle over possession of the land earmarked by the state for setting up the automobile shed depot which was earlier deliberate at Aarey Colony, a inexperienced belt in suburban Goregaon.

The earlier BJP-led authorities within the state had determined to assemble the automobile shed for the Mumbai Metro line 3 at Aarey Colony, regardless of opposition from environmentalists and activists to the huge tree-cutting for the challenge.

The current Uddhav Thackeray-led MVA authorities — comprising the Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress — lately took a call to shift the automobile shed from Aarey to Kanjurmarg.

Thackeray mentioned Aarey automobile shed unfold over 30 hectares was only for Metro line 3, whereas the 40 hectare Kanjurmarg land can be used for a automobile shed for Metro strains 3, 4 and 6.

It would even be a junction for Metro line 14, which is able to go as much as Ambernath and Badlapur (in neighbouring Thane), Thackeray mentioned justifying the selection of land at Kanjurmarg for the Metro automobile shed.

He mentioned the “costliest” land within the Bandra-Kurla Complicated (BKC) right here was given for the central authorities’s bullet prepare challenge, regardless of opposition.

“We didn’t create obstruction. For those who create issues in Kanjurmarg and we do within the BKC, creating issues in every others projectswill serve no objective,” he mentioned.

There shouldn’t be a haste in improvement, he mentioned. Growth ought to be long-lasting, the CM mentioned, including the Kanjurmarg challenge can be helpful for subsequent 50 to 100 years.

He mentioned there was additionally opposition to the Samruddhi expressway challenge (connecting Mumbai-Nagpur), however the points had been resolved.

“Equally, the fishing group at Vadhavan in Dahanu (in neighbouring Palghar) is opposing the central authorities’s port challenge. I’ve heard out the farmers’ grievances,” he mentioned.

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