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MANGROVE DESTRUCTION CONTINUES IN PANVEL

panvel-mangroov3The Panvel tehsildar has filed a case in the NRI Police station regarding mangroves destruction. Monika Bhosale reports on this front. Mangrove destruction is being carried out on a large in Panvel as well as neighboring nodes. It is the responsibility of the local authorities to keep a check on this destruction and safeguard the mangroves. If anyone is found to be involved in destroying mangroves, the local body has the right to file a case in the police station against the culprits. As per the orders of the Supreme Court for the protection of mangroves in Panvel, a special squad has been formed near the Uran creek which comprises of forest officials and revenue department officers. Under of their checks, an individual was caught red handed cutting lush mangroves in Paargaon. A case was immediately registered against the individual in the Panvel Police station. A second incident immediately followed where the mangroves at Port Trust in Targhar were being destructed and a case was filed in the police station. The officials found that the land mafia was trying to fill the mangrove land to make way for another plot. Panvel as well as Uran are nodes which are surrounded with lush and green mangroves. Unfortunately, this lush beauty of nature is being destroyed along with cutting down of hills impacting the entire ecological system in Uran and Panvel, while the authorities are just filing case after case. With cameraperson Dyaneshwar Mali, Monika Bhosale for NMTV News.

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