Order of the Supreme Court of India regarding unauthorized constructions in Burari, Delhi, 24/08/2018
Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 24/08/2018 regarding unauthorized constructions in Burari, Delhi. The report submitted by the Monitoring Committee has noted that even though the land is agricultural land but several multi-storeyed buildings have come up in the area. There is hardly any vacant land in that area and there is no agricultural land in the area. The Monitoring Committee has already noted that even water bodies have been encroached upon and a large number of trees have been cut down. Further as many as 30 unauthorized colonies have come up in Burari area and adjacent villages. Also with respect to Vishwas Nagar there are approximately 800 Godowns/negative industries functioning in the residential premises.