Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding overflowing sewage from Seekri village, Faridabad, Haryana, 07/01/2020

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of News item published in "The Hindu" Authored by Ashok Kumar titled "Overflowing sewage on National Highway-19 sparks safety concerns" dated 07/01/2020 regarding sewage from Seekri village in Faridabad District of Haryana over flowing on to the service road and on the stretch of Delhi – Agra Highway. It was further alleged that the flooded road hampers the movement of vehicles, emits foul smell, causes water borne diseases and accidents on the Highway.

The District Magistrate, Faridabad and Haryana State Pollution Control Board has been directed to furnish a factual and action taken report in the matter within one month.