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Aarey protest: 29 people arrested under various sections of IPC

At least 29 people have been arrested so far in Aarey protest case. They are arrested under various sections of IPC for disturbing public order and obstructing government officials from performing their duties. Also, an activist was seen hugging a tree at the entry into Aarey Colony where Section 144 has been imposed. Meanwhile, felling of trees is underway at Aarey Colony. Bombay HC dismissed all petitions against BMC decision which allowed felling of over 2700 trees for the construction of a metro car shed.