In 2014, the Metro-3 car shed was first proposed at Aarey by then chief minister Prithviraj Chavan, which was challenged by local NGO Vanshakti in the Bombay High Court, with a plea to prevent the cutting of trees in the area.
The election to the post of the Speaker of the House will be held Sunday after the House proceedings begin at 11 am, an official said.
The Shiv Sena and BJP had parted ways after the 2019 Assembly elections over the post of Chief Minister. With the BJP not agreeing with Shiv Sena’s demand, the party tied up with Congress and NCP to form a government.
He said he was saddened by new Maharashtra government’s move to relocate metro car shed to Aarey Colony from Kanjurmarg in Mumbai.
The Maharashtra Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) had booked Damu Avhad, who was a sub-inspector at the time, under the Prevention of Corruption Act in 1988 for allegedly demanding a bribe of Rs 350.
The bench agreed to hear the fresh plea on July 11.
The police rushed to the village after being informed about the killing and sent the victim’s body to a government hospital for post-mortem, he said.
A communique issued by the state legislature secretariat to the members of the assembly said the election to the post of the Speaker of the House will be held on July 3.
Backed by the BJP, Shinde on Thursday took oath as the chief minister of Maharashtra with the support of a breakaway faction of Shiv Sena MLAs and Independents.
Shinde was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra and Fadnavis took oath as the Deputy Chief Minister today evening.
The dramatic announcement came after Fadnavis and Shinde met Governor B S Koshyari at Raj Bhavan.
The BJP which is the single-largest party in the 288-member Maharashtra Assembly with 106 MLAs, is likely to stake claim to form the government.
Thackeray, who heads the Shiv Sena, appealed to Sena workers to allow the rebel legislators to return and not take to the streets in protest.
A vacation bench of Justices Surya Kant and J B Pardiwala took note of submissions of senior advocate A M Singhvi that an urgent hearing was needed in view of the decision taken by Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari asking the MVA government to prove majority at 11 am on Thursday.
The Governor has written to the state Assembly secretary to convene a special session of the State Assembly tomorrow with the only agenda of a trust vote against CM Thackeray.
Thackeray, who was addressing Shivsainiks in Mumbai said the party rebels were “enjoying” in Guwahati when Assam was dealing with floods in parts of the state.
A fire brigade team and police are present at the spot as a rescue operation is underway. As per BMC officials, eight people have been rescued from the debris. They are in stable condition.
The MNS leader further said that Shinde spoke to Raj Thackeray over the phone twice and also enquired about his health.
Amid the intense power tussle between the Shinde camp and Thackeray, the Centre on Sunday extended Y-plus security cover of CRPF commandos to at least 15 rebel Shiv Sena MLAs, officials said.