Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding large scale felling of mangroves at Dhew Sagar on the Ganga Sagar Island

  • 12/03/2019

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Tribunal on its own Motion regarding Sunderbans Forests Vs Union of India & Others dated 12/03/2019 regarding large scale falling of mangroves at Dhew Sagar on the Ganga Sagar Island which is an estuary of river Ganga in the Bay of Bengal which falls within the eco-sensitive Sunderbans area.

NGT directs a Committee which it had constituted to examine on the allegations of illegal constructions being undertaken in the Sunderbans area and questions relating to a Desalination Plant to also look into the matter and submit a report within one month.