Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding illegal construction of houses and shops under the high power transmission lines, Bangalore, 09/01/2020

  • 09/01/2020

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sharath RK Vs State of Karnataka dated 09/01/2020 regarding illegal construction of houses and shops under the high power transmission lines without safety distance as per the laid down norms in Ashwath Nagar, Thanisandra main road, Bangalore, Karnataka.

Storm water drains connected to the lakes of Bangalore, were encroached resulting in untreated waste water being discharged into the said drains. On account of illegal construction and parking, the roads were also blocked.

Report filed by the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) acknowledged illegal and unauthorized constructions numbering around 320 along High Tension Line in Ashwathanagara of Byatarayanapura sub division of BBMP Bangalore. The NGT directed the authorities responsibile to take remedial measures in accordance with law at the earliest and file compliance report before March 31, 2020.