Judgement of the National Green Tribunal regarding granting of prospecting license for prospecting laterite mineral, Village Pratappur, Tehsil Siroha, District Jabalpur, 26/03/2014
Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Mithlesh Bai Patel Vs State of Madhya Pradesh & Ors. dated 26/03/2014. This Application has been filed by one, Smt. Mithlesh Bai Patel who claims that she is an elected Sarpanch of Village Pratappur, Tehsil Siroha, District Jabalpur and she is filing this Application in larger public interest on behalf of the villagers of Pratappur. She says that she is challenging the order dated 15th May, 2013 in Reference No. F3-7/07/12/2 issued by the Under Secretary, Department of Mines, Government of Madhya Pradesh whereby a Prospecting License (in short referred to as ‘PL’) for prospecting laterite mineral has been granted in favour of Respondent No. 6 over an area of 5.42 hectares out of the total extent of 9.85 hectares land in Khasra No. 413 of village Pratappur, Tehsil Siroha, District Jabalpur.
Original Source: http://www.greentribunal.gov.in/judgment/41_2013(App)(CZ)_26Mar2014_final_order.pdf