MSEZ PROCESS CAN’T BE REVERSED: REVENUE DEPT The state indicated that there was no question of reversing the “land acquisition process midway despite growing pressure from various quarters asking them to immediately scrap the Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Group-affiliated Mahamumbai Special Economic Zone (MSEZ) at Raigad. Sources in Mantralaya state that the state approved the SEZ only after it was sanctioned by the Centre. Minister for relief and rehabilitation Patangrao Kadam assured that there would be no violation of SEZ guidelines. RR PATIL REFUSES TO LIFT BAN ON BAR DANCERS Although home minister RR Patil banned Mumbai’s bar dancers, he has given sanction to Lavani dancers to perform up to 1am. However he is determined not to relent on lifting the ban on bar dancers. Despite inviting flak from various quarters, the government is firm on its stand. NARAYAN RANE VISITED VASHI NAKA’S IFHTAR PARTY The Bihari Front organized a Dawat-e-Iftaar which was marked by the presence of the Revenue Minister, Narayan Rane, Former MP and Congress Speaker, Sanjay Nirupam and other Congress leaders. Block President Ajay Tyagi and Devidas Borse were also present on the occasion.
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