Judgement of the National Green Tribunal regarding forest clearance for phase-I Dilirajhara-Rawghat Railway line, Chhattisgarh, 23/12/2016

  • 23/12/2016

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Hira Singh Markam Vs Union of India & Others dated 23/12/2016 regarding the order passed by the State of Chhattisgarh dated 23rd May, 2014 granting Forest Clearance under Section 2 of the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980 to divert 83.12 ha of land situated in East Bhanupratappur forest division for non-forest purpose i.e. for construction of phase-I of Dilirajhara-Rawghat Railway line.

NGT in its Judgement has said that the Principal Bench has jurisdiction to entertain and consider this Appeal on merit and the final hearing will be held on 2nd February 2017.