Construction within 200 m of the Versova beach. The area has been declared as ‘erosion prone’ by the Central Govt. Heritage value of almost 1000 trees and open spaces interspacing row houses. Affluent houses shown as slums and project sought to be initiated due to urgent need.Developer starts construction without MoEF approval by spreading gravel on beach sand to manipulate soil analysis records. CRZ clearances given based on mis information and hiding of facts like pending litigations.
Correspondence with the Envt. Dept. done. The dept. does not take action. Vanashakti moved to court.
Immediate stay order from the HC and immediately the work stopped.