Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Mrinalini Padhi Vs Union of India & Others dated 04/11/2019 management of Jagannath temple, Puri, Odisha.

The SC on November 4 directed the government of Odisha to frame a plan, with support from the Jagannath temple administration for providing shelter and other facilities to people visiting the shrine.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Giriraj Parikrama Sanrakshan Sansthan Vs State of Rajasthan & Others dated 23/10/2019 regarding discharge of sewage from the houses in the vicinity of Mansi Ganga Kund, Govardhan, Uttar Pradesh.The counsel for state of Uttar Pradesh has informed the Tribunal that the entire discharge of sewage from the houses in that area have been connected with a system leading to the sewage treatment plant (STP) which is functional near Radha Kund.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Guru Ravidas Jainti Samaroh Samiti Vs Union of India & Others dated 21/10/2019 regarding Guru Ravidas temple in forest area of Delhi.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mool Singh Vs Union of India & Others dated 26/09/2019 regarding management of waste during the holding of Kailadevi Mela, Karauli District, Rajasthan.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Joydeep Mukherjee Vs The Chairman, Pollution Control Board & Others dated 20/09/2019 regarding Adi Ganga river pollution, West Bengal.

History of the Case: 

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Giriraj Parikrama Sanrakshan Sansthan & Others Vs Department of Environment & Forests & Others dated 19/08/2019 regarding cleaniness of Goverdhan Paravat and its Parikarma. The Court Commissioner, Anand V. Shukla visited the site on two festivals and reported that compliance of the order of the NGT was a total failure. Cleanliness of Parikarma Marg, Mansi Ganga, Daan Ghati and the temples at all these places was in dismal state as well as garbage cleaning and its removal from temples.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Municipal Council, Amarkantak Vs Digamber Jain Regional Committee & Others dated 02/08/2019 regarding construction by Municipal Council of Amarkantak of a block of bio-toilets at a distance of about 70 meters from the Narmada Kund.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Joydeep Mukherjee Vs Chief Secretary, Govt. of West Bengal & Others dated 29/07/2019 regarding discharge of municipal solid waste and plastic bags in and around Tarapith area, Rampurhat subdivision of Birbhum district in West Bengal. Report submitted by the District Magistrate and Collector, Birbhum informed the Tribunal that a garbage clearance agency has been appointed for collection of waste material from the periphery of Maa-Tara Temple and both the sides of river Dwarka where hotels, guest houses and shops are situated.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Joydeep Mukherjee Vs Chief Secretary, Govt. of West Bengal & Others dated 29/07/2019 regarding discharge of municipal solid waste and plastic bags in and around Tarapith area, Rampurhat subdivision of Birbhum district in West Bengal. Report submitted by the District Magistrate and Collector, Birbhum informed the Tribunal that a garbage clearance agency has been appointed for collection of waste material from the periphery of Maa-Tara Temple and both the sides of river Dwarka where hotels, guest houses and shops are situated.

Haridwar: Despite the National Green Tribunal's (NGTs) ban on the use of non-biodegradable plastic bags in the pilgrim cities of Haridwar and Rishikesh, the use of polythene bags is going on unabat

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