The Aarey Colony in the Goregaon region spreads over 13,000 hectares of land and is home to thousands of tribals and Adivasi people, who live in 27 hamlets. Some of its area is part of the Sanjay Gandhi National Park, which is home to a range of flora and fauna.
Police on Tuesday took Narayan Rane into custody after his anticipatory bail was rejected by Ratnagiri Court and he got no relief from Bombay High Court. After this, Narayan Rane was produced in the court of Mahad magistrate and was granted bail at around 11.30 pm.
The council of ministers of the government of West Bengal, in its first meeting on May 17, 2021, took the decision to set up a legislative council. In its manifesto, the Trinamool Congress had promised the formation of the council.