Cars? My foot!

Updated: Dec 07, 2015, 09:21 IST | A Correspondent

It was ire and fire on Sunday morning, as SoBo residents came together to protest against cutting trees and transforming a historical Malabar Hill walkway into a road for four-wheelers

Residents of Malabar Hill object to the conversion of Siri Road walkway into a motorable road. The path is used by schoolchildren and pedestrians. Pics/Bipin Kokate
Residents of Malabar Hill object to the conversion of Siri Road walkway into a motorable road. The path is used by schoolchildren and pedestrians. Pics/Bipin Kokate

Currently, a recreational ground, the new proposal suggests the area be changed to a road line. The conversion will involve the cutting of trees, using about 1,000 sq m of Kamala Nehru Park. Also, an amphitheatre and children’s play area will be demolished for the road
Currently, a recreational ground, the new proposal suggests the area be changed to a road line. The conversion will involve the cutting of trees, using about 1,000 sq m of Kamala Nehru Park. Also, an amphitheatre and children’s play area will be demolished for the road

The cutting of trees is set to have a negative impact on rock formation resulting in landslides, say the protesters. The proposed road will lead to a traffic bottleneck at Chowpatty Bandstand, they add
The cutting of trees is set to have a negative impact on rock formation resulting in landslides, say the protesters. The proposed road will lead to a traffic bottleneck at Chowpatty Bandstand, they add

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