Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Umashankar Patwa & Anr. Vs. Union of India & Ors. (Earlier Titled as D.K. Joshi Vs. Union of India & Ors) dated 21/12/2017 regarding demolition of the structures falling within the high flood line of Yamuna, Agra.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ramesh Chand Vs State of Himachal Pradesh & Others dated 18/12/2017 regarding illegal and unauthorized construction by Citrus Manali Resort at Manali, Himachal Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subhash Datta Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 02/11/2017 regarding eviction of encroachers from Santragachhi Jheel, Howrah, West Bengal. The part of the water body that has been encroached belongs to the South Eastern Railway.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of K. P. Singh & Others Vs. Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board & Others dated 22/09/2017 regarding blockage of storm water drains in Vasundhra, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. The Applicant has produced photographs to show that the drain is still blocked and demolishing of illegal structures has not been completed. Tribunal grants one weeks time to Ghaziabad Nagar Nigam to clean all the drains in the Vasundhara township.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Uma Shankar Patwa & Anr. Vs. Union of India & Ors. (Earlier titled as D.K. Joshi Vs. Union of India & Ors.) dated 29/08/2017 regarding constructions on Yamuna floodplains, Agra, Uttar Pradesh. NGT directs demolition of structures falling within 100 meters of the high flood line already demarcated and the projects which are stated to be outside the high flood line would be allowed to complete their constructions subject to compliance of directions.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rakesh Kumar Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 13/07/2017 regarding unauthorized constructions in a park in Block-G, Sector-44, Noida, Uttar Pradesh. Applicant has also requested for removal of all broken stones/mulba dumped by Noida Authority and to maintain the green belt for the benefit of all the residents of the Sector.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Dwaipayan Sengupta Vs Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate change & Others dated 10/07/2017 regarding encroachment and filling up of a waterbody commonly known as Nayanjuli which extends from Ultadanga to Lake Town crossing on the southern side of VIP Road covering four wards under the South Dum Dum Municipality viz. Ward Nos. 29,30,34 and 35.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Edayar Resident’s Association Vs Government of India & Others dated 31/03/2017 regarding pollution caused to Karamana River, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. The Court noted that River Karamana originates from Agastyar- Koodam of Western Ghats and join the Arabian Sea after flowing 68 km.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sunder Singh Vs State of NCT of Delhi & Others dated 09/12/2016 regarding illegal encroachments made in the water body ‘Johad’ bearing Khasra No. 148 admeasuring 6 Bighas and 13 Biswas of the Gram Sabha of Issarpur, Najafgarh, Delhi. National Green Tribunal directs the Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Najafgarh ondent No. 7, to remove encroachments, if any, and keep the existing pond ‘Johad’, measuring 4 Bighas; improve its cleanliness within a period of 3 months and eventually develop the water body into a reservoir.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Biranchi Narayan Mahapatra Vs State of Odisha & Others dated 08/09/2016 regarding encroachment of natural ponds, Berhampur Municipality, Ganjam District, Odisha. Municipal Commissioner, Brahmapur Municipal Corporation has stated before National Green Tribunal that “as soon as the rainy season is over all the encroachments on the embankments of tanks will be evicted.”

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