Judgement of the National Green Tribunal regarding training of river Beki activation of river Manas and Hakua at Mathanguri, Assam, 07/03/2016

  • 07/03/2016

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Rohit Choudhury Vs Union of India, Through Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change & Others dated 07/03/2016 regarding stay on all activities of the project “Training of river Beki on L/B and activation of river Manas and Hakua at Mathanguri” situated within the Manas National Park and Manas Tiger Reserve.

NGT said that "obtaining prior approval from the Union Goverment under FC Act and Wildlife Protection Act 1972 is a mandatory requirement and the Government of Assam has violated the environmental norms by undertaking the Project in the absence of prior approval".