Order of the Supreme Court regarding power lines criss crossing the habitat of Great Indian Bustard, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, 31/03/2022

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. K. Ranjitsinh & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 31/03/2022.

The matter related to power lines running through the sacred groves of Jaisalmer and posing a threat to the Great Indian Bustard.

The bench of Justices D. Y. Chandrachud, A. S. Bopanna and V. Ramasubramanian said it was necessary that the court be apprised of the work which has been carried out by the Committee constituted by the SC by order, April 19, 2021. The committee has been directed to file a status report within three weeks. The states of Rajasthan and Gujarat has been asked to submit status reports indicating the steps taken for compliance with the directions of the SC within a period of three weeks.