Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday stated he was open for decision of the Kanjurmarg Metro automotive shed land problem by means of dialogue.
Addressing individuals of Maharashtra by means of a dwell net forged, Thackeray lamented that the central authorities moved court docket in opposition to the state over the problem.
“We now have all paperwork to show that the land belongs to the state authorities. If there’s a controversy over the possession of land, the problem might be resolved by means of dialogue,” Thackeray stated.
Ought to the land be allowed to go due to possession points and will it’s given to builders? he requested.
Referring to the criticism from BJP leaders, he stated, “The problem on Kanjurmarg land will not be about my ego and it shouldn”t be about yours too.”
The Bombay Excessive Courtroom on Wednesday stayed the order handed by Mumbai suburban district collector allotting 102 acres of salt pan land in Kanjurmarg space right here for the development of an built-in metro automotive shed.
A division bench of Chief Justice Dipankar Datta and Justice G S Kulkarni additionally restrained the authorities from finishing up any development work on the stated land.
The Centre and the Shiv Sena-led Maharashtra authorities are locked in a tussle over possession of the land earmarked by the state for setting up the automotive shed depot which was earlier deliberate at Aarey Colony, a inexperienced belt in suburban Goregaon.
The earlier BJP-led authorities within the state had determined to assemble the automotive shed for the Mumbai Metro line three at Aarey Colony, regardless of opposition from environmentalists and activists to the huge tree-cutting for the mission.
The current Uddhav Thackeray-led MVA authorities — comprising the Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress — lately took a call to shift the automotive shed from Aarey to Kanjurmarg.
Thackeray stated Aarey automotive shed unfold over 30 hectares was only for Metro line three, whereas the 40 hectare Kanjurmarg land can be used for a automotive shed for Metro strains three, four and 6.
It should even be a junction for Metro line 14, which is able to go as much as Ambernath and Badlapur (in neighbouring Thane), Thackeray stated justifying the selection of land at Kanjurmarg for the Metro automotive shed.
He stated the “costliest” land within the Bandra-Kurla Complicated (BKC) right here was given for the central authorities”s bullet prepare mission, regardless of opposition.
“We didn’t create obstruction. In case you create issues in Kanjurmarg and we do within the BKC, creating issues in every others projectswill serve no goal,” he stated.
There shouldn’t be a haste in growth, he stated. Growth ought to be long-lasting, the CM stated, including the Kanjurmarg mission will likely be helpful for subsequent 50 to 100 years.
He stated there was additionally opposition to the Samruddhi expressway mission (connecting Mumbai-Nagpur), however the points have been resolved.
“Equally, the fishing group at Vadhavan in Dahanu (in neighbouring Palghar) is opposing the central authorities”s port mission. I’ve heard out the farmers” grievances,” he stated.