Judgement of the National Green Tribunal regarding a stone crushing unit on the banks of river Beas, District Kangra, Himachal Pradesh, 27/05/2016

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Narinder Kumar Shukla & Others Vs Jagish Saphiya & Others dated 27/05/2016 regarding a stone crusher unit from the bank of river Beas with its junction of Khad Bhariva at Village Sakoh, Tehsil Jaisinghpur, District Kangra, Himachal Pradesh. The Applicants (residents of village Sakoh and Alampur of Jai Singhpur) also asked for the removal of all the structures, transports and other connected items from the bank of river Beas where those are parked/installed/placed and to pay compensation to the applicants and other villagers who have been affected by the illegal activities.

Application dismissed as NGT finds no violation of the relevant rules or the parameters and stated that the State Level Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA), accorded environment clearance for the project on the specific and general conditions provided therein.