The Supreme Court sought report from Maharashtra Govt on the afforestation drive to compensate the Aarey tree cutting.
Maharashtra government told the Supreme Court that all those arrested for protesting against cutting of trees in Aarey have been released.
The Supreme Court said if anybody is still under arrest they be released forthwith on furnishing of personal bonds.
A special bench comprising justices Arun Mishra and Ashok Bhushan said the Apex court will have to examine the entire thing and posted the matter for hearing on October 21 before its forest bench.
SC asks Maharashtra govt. to stop axing of trees in Aarrey forests