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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Savita Kumari Vs State of Jharkhand dated 10/06/2020.

The matter related to illegal obstruction of natural flow and characteristics of Jhinjharia stream with its outfall into the Dhobia talab, a lake in Hazaribagh, District Hazaribagh, Jharkhand. It was alleged that the stream which is of about 5 km in length and 30 feet in width was on the verge of extinction due to unauthorized and illegal constructions. The Dhobia talab which was originally 12 acres in size had now shrunk to only 5 to 6 acres.