I applaud Aarey activists. I wish I could do the same for Supreme Court
I should have every reason to applaud the Supreme Court intervention in the Aarey forest case. Shruti Madhvan Nair and Kapil Deep Agarwal, my colleagues from Youth for Swaraj, were among the 29 activists who were arrested while opposing the overnight drive to cut nearly 2,700 trees. The legal battle over the construction of Metro car shed has been going on since 2015 when an NGO, Vanshakti, had filed a petition in the National Green Tribunal seeking Aarey to be declared a forest.continue reading.
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