New Delhi, August 27
The National Green Tribunal has directed the Haryana authorities to take immediate motion to take away unlawful constructions in Aravalli forests.
The inexperienced panel additionally dismissed the plea filed by 10 farm householders in search of evaluation of its order holding that the land in query is forest land and development raised thereon are unlawful.
A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel famous the submission of the Haryana authorities that forest areas since been recognized and steps are being taken for restoration by eradicating the encroachments which would require some additional time.
The Haryana authorities instructed the tribunal that District Level Committees have been constituted to determine the forest areas and District Committees have furnished their respective experiences.
“A report of District Gurugram has been filed by the Deputy Commissioner, Gurugram mentioning the steps taken to determine the Aravalli forests with regards to the Notifications beneath the Punjab Land Preservation Act, as relevant to Haryana.
“Steps have been taken for correction of revenue record. Prosecution has been initiated against the violators. Show cause notices have been issued to the owners of farm houses/ structures in violation of law,” the tribunal famous whereas asking the Haryana authorities to file a standing report within the matter.
The problem for consideration earlier than NGT pertains to unlawful constructions raised in forest land. The tribunal was listening to a plea filed by Haryana native Sonya Ghosh in search of the NGT’s intervention demanding that every one development actions be banned within the deemed forest areas of the state. PTI