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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M. Sivakumar Vs State of Tamil Nadu. The District Magistrate, Krishnagiri, Tamil Nadu has informed the NGT that appropriate remedial action has been taken against illegal farming of carnivorous African catfish in the district. The farming of African catfish is banned under the Biological Diversity Act, 2020. The said farming involves feeding of chicken waste, egg waste etc. causing foul smell and water pollution.

Accordingly, the NGT disposed of the case. 

Factual and action taken report filed by the district collector, Krishnagiri district, Tamil Nadu in the matter of M. Sivakumar Vs State of Tamil Nadu.

The petitioner, M. Sivakumar had filed the petition before the National Green Tribunal (NGT) alleging that illegal farming of African catfish also known as 'African magur' was taking place in Krishnagiri district. This activity was banned under the Biological Diversity Act, 2002. The said farming involved feeding of chicken wastes, egg wastes to African catfish causing foul smell and water pollution.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Avatar Vs State of Tamil Nadu dated 20/09/2019 regarding pollution of lakes and water bodies in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of A. Swaminathan, President Narayanapuram Residents Association Vs State of Tamil Nadu dated 02/04/2019 regarding illegal construction in the course of the project called ‘Ramaniyam Ocean Dew Apartment’, affecting free flow of water from Narayanapuram lake to Pallikaranai marshland, by blocking the water ways.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Defence of Environment and Animals (IDEA) Vs The State of Tamil Nadu dated 25/03/2019 regarding defacement/disfigurement on rocks, hills, hillocks and also on public constructions. The SC directs Tamil Nadu to take all necessary steps to ensure that there is no defacement/disfigurement of any public places including rocks, hills, hillocks, public constructions by writing slogans, messages of political parties including depiction of photographs of public figures/ politicians until further orders.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Defence of Environment and Animals (IDEA) Vs The State of Tamil Nadu dated 08/03/2019 regarding defacement/disfigurement on rocks, hills, hillocks in Tamil Nadu.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Avatar Vs State of Tamil Nadu dated 15/01/2019 regarding non-maintenance of lakes and water bodies at Coimbatore and other place of State of Tamil Nadu.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of State of Tamil Nadu Vs P. K. Sinha & Others dated 18/05/2018 regarding draft Cauvery Management Scheme.

Union of India assures the Apex Court that the draft scheme will be taken to its logical end in accordance with law. The Court hoped that the draft scheme will be notified in the Official Gazette and given effect to before the onset of the monsoon.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of State of Tamil Nadu Vs P. K. Sinha & Others dated 14/05/2018 regarding draft management scheme for Cauvery. The Central Government represented by the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation filed the draft scheme. The States of Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Union Territory of Puducherry has been given copies of the draft scheme "only to examine whether the said Scheme is in consonance with the judgment of this Court".

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of State of Tamil Nadu Vs P. K. Sinha & Others dated 08/05/2018 regarding Cauvery water dispute. Attorney General for India submits before the Court that the Cauvery draft Scheme is ready and it will be placed before the Cabinet. Supreme Court directs the Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, Government of India, to remain present with the draft Scheme.

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