Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding illegal constructions on flood plain and river bed of Yamuna, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, 23/01/2016
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Uma Shankar Patwa & Anr. Vs. Union of India & Others dated 23/01/2016 regarding illegal constructions on flood plain and river bed of Yamuna, Agra, Uttar Pradesh.
National Green Tribunal directs the Respondents (Central Water Commission, State of Uttar Pradesh & Others) to:
1. Complete the flood plain delineation with reference to 2010 floods of River Yamuna at Agra
2. All the pillars would be physically examined and the pillars which had been fixed after raising the height on the river bank or by dumping waste should be re-fixed after removing the waste/material used for increasing the height of the flood plain.
3. They shall physically measure the area of the builders that falls within the flood plain not only from the pillar but even from the straight line joining the two pillars.