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Plan to cut tree outside Salman bldg slammed


MUMBAI: Green activists have objected to the BMC’s proposal to chop the solitary tree out of doors a commercial construction owned by actor Salman Khan on Linking Road, Khar, pronouncing it will have to not be “killed” only for a better view of the construction.
Earlier the BMC had stated there was no hindrance to getting access to the construction, which helped it protected an occupation certificate (OC) closing 12 months. Last week, though, the BMC issued a public realize, pronouncing there was a tree out of doors the construction, which the owner wanted reduce and that citizens can publish their suggestions and objections to the proposal by Thursday.

Khan has rented out the construction to a retail corporate, which runs a meals products store.

Activist Zoru Bhathena mentioned, “The tree is on a footpath and does not impede vehicular or pedestrian motion. It might be obstructing the construction’s view because of which they would like it reduce. Instead of rejecting this type of request, the BMC helps the construction’s owner do away with the tree. We have sturdy objection to the proposal.”

Bhathena additional mentioned, “The BMC and the fireplace brigade had previous given their NOCs to the construction as there was no hindrance to its access. But now, they simply wish to remove the tree.”

Khar activist Anandini Thakoor mentioned, “Why do they wish to reduce the tree when it does not impede both vehicular or pedestrian motion? We are in favour of defending bushes.”

A certified related to the construction told NewsTread the tree is correct out of doors the construction gate and it's been growing hurdles to motion of huge cars. He mentioned, “We wish to remove the tree for safety purposes as it will probably impede motion of fireside cars in emergency scenarios, which might put lives of round 200 staffers within the store and others in danger. We have asked that the tree be reduce for safety causes. We will probably be happy if the BMC can give us with the option of transplanting it in different places.”


BMC officers mentioned though the tree were on the footpath for years before the construction was built and occupation permissions have been issued, first of all the owner did realize that it will impede vehicular motion right through emergencies.


BMC officers mentioned the owner had approached them a couple of months ago to seek permission to get the tree reduce and that they had authorized his request.


For slicing any tree, one wishes to seek the BMC’s permission. The civic frame accepts an offer inviting public suggestions and objections to it before placing it up before the BMC’s tree authority, a frame of mavens and public representatives, for ultimate approval.




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