Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Om Dutt Singh & Ors. Vs. State of U.P. & Ors. dated 12/03/2015 regarding Kanhar Dam in Uttar Pradesh.
The counsel appearing for MoEF submits that the original letter of 1980 granting Forest Clearance to the Project Proponent is not available in the records of the MoEF. Similar stand is taken by the Project Proponent. However, both of them submit that the preceding and subsequent transactions establish that clearance was granted.