Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding conversion of water body into land and construction made thereon, Howrah, West Bengal, 07/01/2021
Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Md. Sabir Vs Union of India & Others dated 07/01/2022.
The matter related to the alleged conversion of pukurs/ponds into land and construction made thereon and whether the land conversion has taken place or not with proper documentary evidence in Howrah.
The counsel for West Bengal informed the Tribunal that information was recently received that the plots in question were converted from water body to non-water body prior to the notification, March 24, 1986 (date of amendment of the West Bengal Land Reforms Amendment Rules). He requests for time to be granted for filing a fresh affidavit, which was agreed to by the court.
The NGT listed the matter, January 28, 2022