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Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Sunder Singh & Others Vs M/S Satish Kumar Garg and Company & Others dated 28/08/2023.

The Supreme Court, August 28, 2023 directed that till further orders are passed trees should not be cut by the mining company, M/S Satish Kumar Garg and Company on the strength of the environmental clearance by the State Expert Appraisal Committee (SEIAA) granted on August 8, 2023.

Additional affidavit on behalf of the applicant Sunder Singh before the National Green Tribunal dated September 22, 2020. The matter relates to illegal and unauthorized activities over the government 'waste land' (which is a protected forest), Mandi, Himachal Pradesh.