Judgment of the National Green Tribunal regarding encroachment of waterbodies, Rasulpur, Purba Bardhaman, West Bengal, 01/08/2022

  • 01/08/2022

The NGT (Eastern Zone Bench), Kolkata directed the District Magistrate, Purba Bardhaman, West Bengal to take all necessary steps for removal of encroachments from waterbodies in mouza Baidyadanga, under Memari-I block, Rasulpur, within one month. The area should be restored to its original form as waterbody and steps taken for removal of water hyacinths, the judgment of the NGT, July 01, 2022 said.

Rasulpur Dana Welfare Society had filed an application, November 16, 2021 before the NGT regarding the conversion of two ponds into garbage dumps as well as illegal constructions being undertaken desroying the two ponds.