Judgement of the National Green Tribunal regarding illegally cultivating Catfish in agricultural lands, Telangana, 27/07/2016

  • 27/07/2016

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Sajeev Bharadwaj Vs State of Telangana & Others dated 27/07/2016 regarding alleged environmental violations committed by persons illegally involved in the rearing of banned African Catfish in the areas of Gadwal, Dharoor, Alampur, Atmakur, Kollapur, ltikyala, Wadapally, Matkal, Maganoor Mandals of Mahabubnagar District and backwaters of Priyadarshini Jurala Project, Srisalam Project, Krishna and Tungabhadra rivers belt. In all these villages the Catfish mafia is illegally cultivating Catfish in agricultural lands without even seeking for conversion of land for non-agricultural purpose.