Not too long ago, the federal government determined to cut down the lungs of Mumbai – The Aarey forest, for the development of Mumbai Metro. This clearly didn’t sit too effectively with the folks of town and even many Bollywood stars voiced their opinion towards the choice. However, it appears that evidently all went to useless as the federal government went forward with their plan regardless. Late final night time, the federal government chopped down round 400 tress within the forest with out anybody’s discover.
The video of this brutal act surfaced on-line and left Bollywood stars like Farhan Akhtar, Swara Bhasker, Dia Mirza in full outrage.
Voicing his concern, actor Farhan Akhtar wrote on Twitter, “Cutting trees at night is a pathetic attempt at trying to get away with something even those doing it know is wrong. #Aarey #GreenIsGold #Mumbai.”
— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) October 5, 2019
Dia Mirza, who can also be a UN Goodwill Ambassador expressed her concern saying, “400 trees have been cut in the dead of the night. As citizens sang and joined hands in unity pleading to STOP this massacre. Can’t you see they are UNITED by love!?! Love for nature. Love for our children and our future. #Aarey #ClimateAction #ActNow #ChangeIsComing.”
400 bushes have been minimize within the lifeless of the night time. As residents sang and joined palms in unity pleading to STOP this bloodbath. Can’t you see they’re UNITED by love!?! Love for nature. Love for our kids and our future. #Aarey #ClimateAction #ActNow #ChangeIsComing pic.twitter.com/7XCwSeaqDT
— Dia Mirza (@deespeak) October 5, 2019
Actor Shraddha Kapoor, who additionally took half within the protests towards the choice posted screenshots and wrote, ” That is flawed and shouldn’t be occurring. Mumbaikars get up”
Try how different Bollywood celebrities expressed their outrage on social media.
Why have been bushes minimize within the lifeless of the night time ? Who will get wealthy(er) due to this metro automotive shed? Every part about that is shady from the get go, together with how the primary signatures for the tree felling have been obtained. https://t.co/cnFgxgFmKK
— TheRichaChadha (@RichaChadha) October 5, 2019
Such a disappointing information on #AareyForest Reducing the bushes within the night time clearly reveals even they comprehend it’s horribly flawed,inhuman. However we will praise #GretaThunberg act blind n deaf to our personal #Aarey n suppose we did our bit to the #environment https://t.co/Tb0NyBbZPn
— Urmila Matondkar (@UrmilaMatondkar) October 5, 2019