Mumbai: Shiv Sena's third-generation leader and son of Uddhav Thackeray, Aditya Thackeray has given a big statement on Aarey Jungle Case. Shiv Sena stands opposite to its ally BJP on this issue. Aditya Thackeray gave a statement on this and said that it is not a fight between Shiv Sena or BJP but it is a battle of man versus environment. Thackeray said that we have made a lot of efforts to save the trees, we think the victory in this battle will be of the environment.
He said that when the Metro Rail Corporation had cut down trees in the saw for the proposed metro shed, he was hopeful of getting justice from the Supreme Court. He said, MMRC has already cut down trees, but I am confident that the Supreme Court will bring us justice. Shiv Sena leaders are actively campaigning and holding an election rally ahead of the upcoming Maharashtra assembly elections, let us know that Aditya Thackeray is contesting from Worli seat in Mumbai.
In fact, in the Aarey Jungle case, the Bombay High Court had recently ruled that the decision of the Tree Authority of Mumbai Municipal Corporation to cut trees for Metro-3 is completely just and reasonable. The court dismissed the petition filed by Joroo Bathena to stop the felling of trees. After which the cutting of trees started in the evening. As soon as information was received about the cutting of trees, a large number of people gathered there and protests started to save the trees. Later, Shiv Sena also jumped into this battle.