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Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Abdulla Sardar Vs Divisional Forest Officer & Others dated 03/01/2017 regarding illegal fishery bundhs in Budh Khali, South 24 Parganas, West Bengal.

NGT said that the putting up of the fishery bundh in the area is absolutely not permissible as it tends to create ecological imbalance apart from environmental degradation and that "in these circumstances and in order to protect the serenity of the Sundarban area we are of the view that the fishery bandh put up illegally should be removed."

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