Order of the Supreme Court regarding felling of 1803 trees for the widening of the Mathura-Deeng road, which falls in the TTZ area, Uttar Pradesh, 08/12/2021
Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 08/12/2021.
The matter related to Taj Trapezium Zone (TTZ). The matter related to permission for felling 1803 trees for the purpose of widening of the Mathura-Deeng (Gobardhan) road (four lanes road], which falls in the TTZ Area.
The SC grants permission be granted for felling 1803 trees for the purpose of widening of Mathura-Deeng road in strict compliance of the conditions that are recommended by the CEC. In addition, payment for the trees felled shall be determined after a report is submitted by the committee appointed by the SC, March 25, 2021. The committee has been directed to submit its report within a period of four weeks.