Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding destruction of two ponds, Baidyadanga mouza, Purba Bardhaman, West Bengal, 18/11/2021

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Rasulpur Dana Welfare Society Vs West Bengal Pollution Control Board dated 18/11/2021.

The matter related to destruction of two ponds in the Dag No. 463 and Dag No. 25, J.L. No. 135, Mouza-Baidyadanga under Memari-1 Block, Rasulpur in Purba Bardhaman. It is said that the ponds are getting converted into garbage dumps.

The NGT directed the District Magistrate, Purba Bardhaman to file an affidavit within a period of two weeks along with an inspection report to " clarify what is the ground level situation in the area in question for which purpose he will constitute an Inspection Committee". Further, the West Bengal State Pollution Control Board has been asked to file an affidavit within two weeks.