Mumbai, May 22 -- More than 100 residents from Lokhandwala and Powai slammed the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) for "poor planning" of Metro-6 (Swami Samarth Nagar to Vikhroli), at a public consultation meeting held on Tuesday. They also submitted their suggestions and objections for the corridor, with a large number demanding that the corridor be made underground.

On Tuesday, the authority also revealed that close to 899 trees will be cut for the first two construction packages of the corridor. This enraged activists further as the project report stated that 57 trees will be cut for the project. The 14-km corridor has been divided into three packages.

MMRDA officials had to face tough questions on why the cons...