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Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Farhan Akhtar, Shraddha Kapoor, Karan Johar speak up after tree cutting begins in Aarey Forest

Bollywood celebrities including Alia Bhatt, Farhan Akhtar, Varun Dhawan, Sidharth Malhotra, Shraddha Kapoor, Karan Johar among others have spoken up after tree cutting began at Aarey Forest in Mumbai. Bombay High Court, on Friday, refused to recognize Aarey as a forest which allowed the authorities to cut down trees for the construction of Mumbai Metro.

Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Farhan Akhtar, Shraddha Kapoor, Karan Johar speak up after tree cutting begins in Aarey Forest

At midnight on Friday, the cutting began when many protesters reached to stop it. Since last night, 29 people have been arrested, Section 144 is imposed and the roads leading to Aarey blocked by police.

Here’s what celebrities are saying about the Aarey Forest cut down which includes 2,700 trees.

Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Farhan Akhtar, Shraddha Kapoor, Karan Johar speak up after tree cutting begins in Aarey Forest

ALSO READ: Aarey Forest: Kangana Ranaut says the metro can wait

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