Preliminary report of the Amicus Curiae, Swati Mehta in the matter of Priyanshu Gupta Vs State of Madhya Pradesh dated 28/08/2023.

The Original Application was registered by the NGT by taking suo moto cognizance based on a letter petition dated April 12, 2023 pertaining to several water bodies (baolis or stepwells) falling within the jurisdiction of the Indore Nagar Nigam.

Extreme climate events such as aridity, drought, flood, cyclone and stormy rainfall are expected to leave an impact on human society. They are also expected to generate widespread response to adapt and mitigate the sufferings associated with these extremes.

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