Rejoinder before the NGT on the establishment of fuel station, Varthur village, Bangalore south taluk, Karnataka. 18/01/2022

  • 18/01/2022

Rejoinder on behalf of Tejas S Rao Vs State of Karnataka & Others dated 18/01/2022. The appellant (Tejas S Rao) filed an application before the National Green Tribunal (NGT) challenging the order, June 17, 2021 passed by the Magadi Planning authority on the application of the appellant for the establishment of fuel station to an extent of 1 acre at Survey No.4/23, Varthur village, Thaverekere hobli, Bangalore south taluk, Karnataka.

The rejoinder said that the counter affidavit of the Magadi planning authority is false and that the TGR Notification has been implemented by the government of Karnataka under Sec.5 of the Environmental Protection Act for the abatement of water pollution in the vicinity and does not restrict any commercial activities in the permissible area of the said notification.