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Bombay HC rejects bail for 29 activists, Plea for stay on tree-felling
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Bombay HC rejects bail for 29 activists, Plea for stay on tree-felling

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A Mumbai court on Saturday rejected the bail application filed by 29 activists who were arrested for protesting the felling of trees in north Mumbai's Aarey Colony. The activists have been sent to judicial custody till Monday.

The Bombay High Court, meanwhile, also rejected a fresh plea filed by activists for a stay on felling of trees in Aarey. Earlier on Friday, the Bombay HC gave its nod to the cutting down of Mumbai’s ‘green lung’ despite protests.