Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding construction activity in Lamphelpat wetland, Manipur, 23/05/2016

  • 23/05/2016

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Popular Pisciculture Association Manipur Vs State of Manipur & Others dated 23/05/2016 regarding construction activity going on in Lamphelpat wetland in the State of Manipur. NGT in its Order says that even though this application is not maintainable but since livelihood of a large number of people, who are dependent upon the land in question, which, has not been declared as a wetland as claimed by the Applicant - Popular Pisciculture Association Manipur, the State Government of Manipur ought to take a policy decision to rehabilitate them at some other suitable location notwithstanding the fact that the legitimacy of their occupation on the land in question has been doubted by the State.

Previous Order dated 05/01/2016

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