Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding cutting of trees near the Tara Devi Temple, Shimla, 09/03/2015
Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Court on its Motion Vs. State of Himachal Pradesh & Ors. dated 09/03/2015 regarding cutting of 200 trees near the Tara Devi Temple, Shimla. The Court in its order directed the State of Himachal Pradesh and Forest Department to submit the complete plan of reforestation in terms of the earlier order of the Tribunal on the next date of hearing.
It had been reported in the Tribune newspaper dated 20.11.2014 that 200 trees have been cut near the Tara Devi Temple. These are Deodar and Oak trees and were on a private property adjoining Tara Devi Temple in Shimla.