Order of the National Green Tribunal on the issue of immersion of idols dated 01/10/2013

  • 01/10/2013

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Capt. S.K.Bhardwaj Vs. Commissioner of Nagar Palika Nigam, Jabalpur & Others dated 01/10/2013 with regard to the alleged violation of certain environmental laws in regard to a site which was designated by the respondents for the purpose of immersion of idols and located in close vicinity of river Narmada in Village Bhatoli near Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh. The grievances which have been raised are that the respondents have chosen this site which was earlier a stone/boulder mine and have carried out excavation to make the pit deep enough for the purpose of immersion. Original Source :