Economy Mega projects in Maharashtra raise environmental controversies for the elections Updated : April 23, 2019 05:07 PM IST Big projects announced in the past five years in the name of development, are expected to do irreversible damage to the environment, villagers, and farmers. Activists forced to contest elections to highlight the damage these projects are expected to do. Major political parties are turning a blind eye to environmental concerns and problems faced by locals. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.