Aarey: Mumbai’s “green lungs” caught in political slugfest | Unbreak the News with Prema Sridevi | Ep 76 - The Probe

Aarey: Mumbai’s “green lungs” caught in political slugfest | Unbreak the News with Prema Sridevi | Ep 76

 

The save Aarey movement has reached a flashpoint in Maharashtra, and environmentalists have called for nationwide protests after the felling of trees once again started in Aarey. For years environmentalists have been protesting to preserve and save Aarey, a green pocket in the heart of Mumbai. The Aarey forest strip is often referred to as Mumbai’s last green lung. But this land enriched with biodiversity is embroiled in Maharashtra’s high-pitched political battle. The save Aarey campaign is not limited to Mumbai city or Maharashtra alone today, it has become a nationwide movement. So, why are the environmentalists protesting and what is at stake for Mumbaikars? Prema Sridevi UnBreaks this News for you!

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