Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding construction on the riverbed and floodplain of Yamuna in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, 23/02/2018

  • 23/02/2018

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shri Mathur Chaturved Parishad (Reg.) Mathura Vs. State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 23/02/2018 regarding construction on the riverbed and floodplain of Yamuna in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh.

It has been reported before the Tribunal that the Member of Parliament Hema Malini who intended to hold the Event on the bank of Yamuna has written letter to the District Magistrate, Mathura who granted approval for one day Holi Sasotsav Cultural Programme on Yamuna Bank in front of Vishramghat, Mathura City on 23rd March, 2018, that the Event has been cancelled in view of the shifting of venue of the Event. Counsel for the Applicant submits that debris are lying on the spot as a result of step taken for setting/preparation of the event.

NGT directs that debris or any construction which has taken place on the bank of river Yamun, the same shall be removed and damage if any shall be set right by under the supervision of Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board and the District Magistrate concerned.

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