Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding blockage of canal at Sri Balaji Nagar, Senneerkuppam, district Tiruvallur, Tamil Nadu, 17/12/2021
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of A.N. Lalithkumar Vs State of Tamil Nadu dated 17/12/2021.
Grievance in the application is against failure to take remedial action against blockage of canal at Sri Balaji Nagar, Senneerkuppam, Poonamallee in district Tiruvallur, Tamil Nadu. The blockage is caused by growth of hyacinth and other water plants such as long/hard ‘koral pull’, and construction debris that is dumped on the waterway by the contractors of bridge near SA Engineering College.
The NGT directed the District Magistrate, Tiruvallur and the Executive Engineer, PWD Tiruvallur to take remedial action to clear the canal blockages in the interest of public health and the environment in coordination with the concerned local body in the area.