Supreme Court Stays Green Court Order Prohibiting Use Of Parks For Functions


Supreme Court Stays Green Court Order Prohibiting Use Of Parks For Functions

Supreme Court stayed NGT order that no park can be utilized for holding any perform in Delhi

New Delhi:

The Supreme Court has stayed a National Green Tribunal order prohibiting the usage of parks for social, industrial, marriage or different such capabilities.

A bench comprising Justices Indira Banerjee and V Ramasubramanian mentioned nonetheless that in no circumstances, the usage of parks be permitted for greater than 10 days in a month.

The order was handed on the petitions filed by the municipal our bodies towards the February 4 order of the NGT.

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, showing for North Delhi Municipal Corporation and the South Delhi Municipal Corporation, submitted that the judgment has been handed with out discover to the appellants.

“Issue notice to the respondents. Accordingly, there will be stay of operation of the judgment and order under appeal. It is made clear that the directions of the Court in MC Mehta vs Union of India with regard to the use of parks shall strictly be adhered to, and in no circumstances, shall use of parks for the purposes as mentioned in the said judgment be permitted for more than 10 days in a month,” the bench mentioned.

The NGT in its February order had directed the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) to make sure that no park is used for holding any social, cultural, industrial and marriage or different capabilities within the nationwide capital.

It had referred to the Delhi High Court orders prohibiting the usage of parks and mentioned the Delhi Development Authority and the civic our bodies might be held accountable for the violation.

“Let the DPCC take further action in accordance with law in the light of grievances of the applicant by maintaining vigil and preventing violation of environmental norms, following due process of law,” the NGT had mentioned.

The inexperienced panel had mentioned that in view of the excessive court docket order and the instructions of DPCC, no park can be utilized for social, cultural, industrial, marriage or different capabilities and the Executive Engineer (Horticulture) of DDA and the MCD might be accountable for the violations.

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