Amitabh Bachchan's Support Of Mumbai Metro Invites Protesters Outside Jalsa

Amitabh Bachchan recently tweeted in support of Mumbai Metro construction talking about its fast services. Aarey activists have now landed outside the superstar’s bungalow Jalsa in Juhu to protest

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Amitabh Bachchan's Support Of Mumbai Metro Invites Protesters Outside Jalsa
The construction of Mumbai Metro and cutting down of Aarey forest has created a lot of hassle in the city. The controversy around the construction of the metro car shed in Aarey has taken on to the next level. The protests by nature activists are garnering a lot of attention and the issue regarding the construction of the metro shed has been building up a lot of tension lately. As Bollywood star, Amitabh Bachchan recently tweeted in support of Mumbai Metro, Aarey forest activists stand with banners outside Big B’s home Jalsa in Juhu.

Amitabh Bachchan is quite active on Twitter and often takes to the social networking site to give his opinion on social causes. Amitabh Bachchan recently took to his Twitter to share his opinion on the construction of Mumbai Metro. The actor in his tweet came out in support of the metro and explained the reason for it as well. As the tweet didn’t go well for Big B, nature activists took outside his house Jalsa in Juhu to protest against his post. The protesters outside Amitabh Bachchan’s bungalow saw people who held banners in support of Aarey forests. Meanwhile, one of the protesters had a conversation with Amitabh Bachchan’s security guard, the protester revealed to India Today, that the security guard questioned them about what they were doing and who gave them the permission. Talking on the same, the protester gave a befitting reply to the security guard and explained it is his fundamental right. The posters the protesters held high outside Big B's bungalow also reflected a reply to Amitabh Bachchan’s tweet about growing gardens.


The tweet Amitabh Bachchan shared read, "Friend of mine had a medical emergency, decided to take the metro instead of his car .. came back very impressed .. said was faster, convenient and most efficient .. Solution for Pollution ...Grow more trees .. I did in my garden .. have you." The tweet was received by Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation chief Ashwini Bhide who thanked the actor for his support and mentioned about providing faster, safer, convenient & Pollution Free commute for Mumbaikars.



The controversy of the Mumbai metro car shed has been going on since long. The incident has come up after Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's tree Authority took the drastic decision to cut down 27,000 trees in the Aarey forest, for Mumbai Metro.


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