File picture of BJP chief Devendra Fadnavis
Fadnavis questioned the federal government’s “motive” behind “blocking the seamless journey of Mumbaikars” and alleged that the Maha Vikas Aghadi authorities is deceptive Mumbaikars.
- PTI Mumbai
- Last Updated: October 11, 2020, 11:24 PM IST
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Senior BJP chief on Sunday termed as “unfortunate” the Shiv Sena-led Maharashtra authorities’s determination to relocate metro automobile shed mission from inexperienced lung Aarey Colony to Kanjurmarg in Mumbai. The former chief minister additionally stated this determination was taken solely to fulfill somebody’s ego which can escalate the price of the mission by a minimum of Rs 4,000 crore.
Earlier within the day, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray introduced the scrapping of the Aarey metro automobile shed and stated the mission will now be shifted to a authorities land in Kanjurmarg and that no price might be incurred for the aim. “Unfortunate decision to shift Metro Car Shed from Aarey to Kanjurmarg and that too just to satisfy ego. This decision will increase the cost of the project by at least 4,000 crore and this cost escalation is assessed by the committee appointed by this Government,” tweeted Fadnavis throughout whose tenure the work on the automobile shed started.
“Why such a huge burden just to satisfy someone’s ego? Whom does government want to suffer and for what?,” he requested. Ahead of the 2019 Assembly elections, the BJP’s former ally Shiv Sena had opposed the mission claiming it will hurt surroundings within the distinguished inexperienced colony within the metropolis.
Fadnavis tweeted that the Kanjurmarg web site was earlier thought of by his authorities, nevertheless it was underneath litigation and stayed by the excessive court docket. “Some private individuals claimed their rights. The stay was requested to be withdrawn. The High Court wanted the amount to be deposited if the claims got settled in future. This amount was around Rs 2400 crore in 2015. What is the status of that case today? And if someone moves the SC, who will be responsible for the delay?” the chief of opposition within the Legislative Assembly requested. Fadnavis additional stated for the reason that web site in Kanjurmarg is a marshy land, it is going to require a minimum of two years to stabilise it.
“In addition to this, all the previous tenders will have to be scraped and a new process will have to be followed.No DPR or feasibility report has been made for this site.
“This implies that the Metro mission, which might have been within the service of Mumbaikars simply subsequent yr, has now been postponed indefinitely. Rs 400 crore was already spent forAarey Car Shed, Rs 1300 crore wasted on account of staying of mission and extra price escalation of Rs 4000 crore?” he asked in another tweet. “Rs 2400 crore price burden if in case Kanjurmarg land dispute stays because it was. What might be as we speak’s price. Metro mission delayed for indefinite interval,” he said.
Fadnavis questioned the government’s “motive” behind “blocking the seamless journey of Mumbaikars” and alleged that the Maha Vikas Aghadi authorities is deceptive Mumbaikars.