State government, local bodies responsible for floods, says Javadekar in Pune

Hindustan Times | Oct 12, 2019 at 4:12 PM
  • Union environment minister Prakash Javadekar blamed the state government and local bodies for encroachment on riverbanks and causing a flood-like situation in the city and other areas of the state.
  • Javadekar was in the city for the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) upcoming Maharashtra Assembly election campaign.
  • Amidst the ongoing protest against cutting of trees in the Aarey colony in Mumbai, union environment minister backed the proposed car shed for Mumbai metro 3 and supported the government’s move of cutting down trees there.