Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding installation of a mobile tower in a green area, Karol Bagh, Delhi, 13/07/2023
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Subhash Khandelwal & Others Vs North Delhi Municipal Corporation dated 13/07/2023.
The grievance of the applicant was the validity of the permission granted by the Municipal Corporation of Delhi to M/s Indus Tower Pvt. Ltd. for installation of a mobile signal tower in green area (park) at Seth Ghanshayam Dass Chowk, Ramjas Road, Karol Bagh, New Delhi.
The Municipal Corporation of Delhi in its reply to the court said that the permission granted to the project proponent was withdrawn vide letter dated April 18, 2023 with immediate effect.
The applicant has submitted that certain constructions/civil works were done by the project proponent which requires to be removed and requested for remedial measures to be taken by the Municipal Corporation of Delhi or the project proponent.
The NGT, July 13, 2023 said that since the constructions raised were in furtherance of permission granted by the Municipal Corporation of Delhi, thus the project proponent is directed to restore the area in original nature and in case of failure, the MCD has to restore at the cost of PP.