Speaking during a press conference, Navi Mumbai Congress Chief Namdeo Bhagat has strongly protested the shutting down of quarry activities. Stating that quarry activities were harming the environment, MPCB had recently sent notices to many quarry owners ordering them to shut down the activities. However, Navi Mumbai Congress Chief Namdeo Bhagat has given his full support to the quarry owners and have strongly protested against its shut down. He has stated that the quarry owners must be rehabilitated before ordering them to shut down and that he would approach the CHIef Minister of need be in this case. With cameraperson Vikrant Baile, Archana Tripathi for NMTV News.