Controversy: Sobo Residents Urge Bmc To Save 389 Trees | Mumbai News



MUMBAI: With a controversy surrounding the cutting and transplantation of 389 trees in Malabar Hill area for the repair of the century-old water tank, a meeting of local residents along with BMC officials and local MLA and guardian minister MP Lodha was held at the civic headquarters on Monday.
Citizens and local activists opposing the chopping of trees joined the meeting virtually. There are 906 trees in the entire layout, said BMC officials. The citizens and local MLA asked the BMC to find an alternative to existing plans. Those opposing the plan have been asked to come up with alternative solutions. Another meeting will be held on September 26. The trees marked for removal or transplantation are from Hanging Gardens, Shantivan Garden, and areas around the tank. tnn
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