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Mumbai to lose its salt pans to Modi’s affordable housing scheme

The iconic salt pans in India’s financial capital Mumbai could soon disappear as the state government plans to build housing projects on that land. The eco-sensitive salt pans, which act as lungs for the over-congested city in the western state of Maharashtra, were deemed to not be wetlands following a revision of the Wetlands (Conservation […]

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